educational institution in Austin, Texas,
teaching Interaction Design and Social Entrepreneurship.
Austin Center for Design
Austin Center for Design exists to transform society through design and design education. This transformation occurs through the development of design knowledge directed towards all forms of social and humanitarian problems.
1 Year Course in Interaction Design & Social Entrepreneurship
We offer a one year course—held at nights and on weekends in Austin, Texas—that emphasizes creative problem solving in the context of social issues, like poverty and nutrition. Students learn about human behavior, humanizing technology, and business strategy. The program is ideal for designers, business/marketing professionals, artists, and technologists with several years of experience. We also encourage more established professionals who are looking to change the trajectory of their careers to apply.
Explore our Resource Library
We've made available dozens of lectures, readings, and worksheets from our curriculum - for free!
AC4D's 2014-2015 Events
Join leaders in design, business and technology as they host talks and workshops focused on leveraging design in a strategic, thoughtful manner.
AC4D published a book called Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving. It's a handbook for becoming a social entrepreneur.