Design for the Common Good: Upcoming Events

Five international design organizations have successfully been joining efforts to create a network of networks, called Design for the Common Good Network, which functions as an incubator for best ideas, projects, practices, and education in public interest design.

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Design for the Common Good International Exhibition

In-person and Online January 14, 2022 to March 19, 2022
Metropolitan State University of Denver, Center for Visual Art

The exhibition presents thirty public interest design projects from six continents and twenty-two countries. Richly documented through artifacts, photography, plans, videos, and design process graphics, the exhibition tells the individual and collective stories of projects selected from within the five international design organizations that comprise the DCG network, including a curated selection of regional works. Exhibited according to key issues each project addresses, the Design for the Common Good International Exhibition brings the extraordinary value of public interest design to the forefront where projects across the globe share a profound connection to the social, economic, and environmental fabric of life.


Structures for Inclusion 2022 Conference

In-person and Online February 19 & 20, 2022
Hosts: Design Corps and Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO

For twenty-two years, Design Corps has hosted Structures for Inclusion to showcase the most innovative ideas and projects in Public Interest Design. The in-person conference provides a community of shared interests to learn, network, and share.


Design for the Common Good Conversations

March 3 & 19, 2022
Online – Link coming soon!

Two online events will extend the conversation and community created by the Design for the Common Good Exhibition and Structures for Inclusion Conference. Join with other leaders, practitioners and experts in the field internationally for a curated dialogue about the exhibited projects and stories behind them.


Introducing Design for the Common Good Platform! The Design for the Common Good Network is introducing a new digital platform to facilitate collaborations along with a database of public intereset design projects. The features will be demonstrated at the conference, conversations and exhibit sponsored by the Design by the Common Good Network.


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