The Education Issue
Design Museum Magazine Issue 019
The Education Issue focuses on education, including new approaches to curricula, creating learning organizations, and building a high school from the ground up.
Design Museum Magazine’s Summer 2021 issue is available for purchase. The Education Issue features six in-depth pieces on education and design, including educational approaches to increasing BIPOC women in STEM fields, cutting-edge classroom technology, and how educators and designers worked together to design their ideal high school.
“I can’t help but think of education as learning that’s designed…how do we design curricula, experiences, tools, technology, and spaces to be adaptable and accessible to everyone and meet this moment of change.” Sam Aquillano, Letter from the Editor.
The Education Issue features:
- A hands-on Design Activity featuring empathy interviews to be conducted in pairs;
- An exploration of belonging and community by Sascha Mombartz, Founder of Office for Visual Affairs and Close Knit;
- A roundtable about how to create a learning organization, featuring Josephine Holmboe, Creative Director and the Head of Human-Centered Design at Fidelity; Leah Ben-Ami, Director of Learning at C Space; and Ray Coderre, Director of Learning and People Strategy at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; and moderated by Diana Navarrete-Rackauckas, Executive Director at the Foundry Consortium.
- An article on the impact of environmental graphics in civic and educational spaces by Lauren Haggerty, Director of Graphic Design, Arrowstreet; Donald Suthard, Senior Associate, Arrowstreet; and Jessica Grant, Jessica Grant Design;
- A new approach to engage young women of color in STEM fields by Jessica Sanon, Founder and CEO of sySTEMic flow;
- An article on how cutting-edge technology is transforming the collegiate classroom by Mark Sivak, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor at Northeastern University;
- Research on the design of learning communities by Josh Kery, Learning and Engagement Contractor at Design Museum Everywhere and Mimi Shalf, Designer at Scratch Foundation;
- And an in-depth look at how educators and designers worked together to build Canvyon View High School by Phillip Nowlin, Principal at Canyon View High School and Taryn Kinney, Principal at DLR Group.