Design Centers

  1. Fabrica


    Fabrica is Benetton's communication research center, created in 1994 from Benetton's cultural heritage. With the completion of the vast architectural complex which houses it, just outside Treviso, restored and expanded by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando, Fabrica is currently enjoying a period of flourishing activity, positioning itself as a multicultural, international entity.

  2. Service Design Network

    Service Design Network

    Service Design Network was founded in 2004 to strengthen the theory and practice of service design. As a predominately volunteer-driven organization, we execute our mission through the content we create and share, the events we host, the communities we bring together, the awards we bestow and the outreach activities we undertake.

  3. Detroit Center for Design and Technology

    Detroit Center for Design + Technology

    The Detroit Center for Design + Technology acts as an inclusive platform for the advancement of Detroit's educational, economic and engagement efforts with regard to design, technology and social innovation. The DCDT aligns with local initiatives, programs and organizations that foster and expand the role that design and technology play within our community, growing industry and education.

  4. A/D/O


    A/D/O is a creative environment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where design professionals can work, develop and play. The 23,000 square-foot space at 29 Norman Avenue is open to the public and home to design programming, workspaces tailored for designers, a startup accelerator, a world-class restaurant, event venues and a design retail store.

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    Center for Public Interest Design

    Center for Public Interest Design is a research center that aims to investigate and utilize the power of design to make social, economic and environmental change in disadvantaged communities worldwide.

    Portland, OR, United States
  6. Storefront for Community Design

    Storefront for Community Design

    Storefront for Community Design is a non-profit design center in the center of Richmond, Virginia. We operate three main community-based program branches: Youth Empowerment, Affordable Design Assistance, and Community Advocacy.

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    Casco was founded in 1990 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, as a platform for experimental art. Since 1996, Casco has developed a critical programme that explores art in the public realm, questioning the relation between art and its physical, social and political environment.

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    Design Center at Philadelphia University

    The Design Center at Philadelphia University is the rare institution solely devoted to design, showing us just how design shapes everyday life. Through its presentation of gallery exhibitions, enrichment programs, lectures and special events, the center reflects Philadelphia University's extensive design curriculum encompassing architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic design, textile design, fashion, interactive media and product design.