Business Week special report on design schools
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.
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.
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.