5 October 2007

Business Week special report on design schools

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Business Week published a special report on design schools which contain a few stories that are quite relevant to what is being dealt with in this blog:

The cross-discipline design imperative

In a new, multi-skill approach, traditional design tactics are wedded to the needs of business. Schools should embrace the synergy.

Stirring design into business

Nick Leon is the new director of Design London, a multidisciplinary educational initiative launched recently by the Royal College of Art, Imperial College (an engineering school) and the Tanaka Business School in London.

Designer? Engineer? He’s both

An article about the partnership of the French engineering school Ecole des Mines with nearby Strate Collège, a design academy in the Paris suburbs.

USC’s new Institute for Innovation

Krisztina Holly wants to tap the vein of innovation that lives on university campuses, by working with all of the 17 schools within the college, to benefit society as a whole.

Art and business: a royal combination

Companies often struggle to grasp the front end of innovation. That’s where the Helen Hamlyn Centre of London’s RCA comes in.

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