WashU Design for America
students creating social and local impact through design
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Our Mission

Design for America’s vision is a world where people believe in their ability to innovate and tackle the most ill-structured challenges of our time. Our mission is to develop a pipeline of leaders of innovation and create impact through the implementation of DFA projects.



Our Team

We're a group of makers, thinkers, and doers. But in reality, we study everything from Architecture to Neuroscience.

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Our Projects

Here at DFA, we're all about our projects. Check them out!

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Human-Centered Design

Ideation, fly-on-the-wall observation, prototyping, testing — there are many parts to human-centered design and sometimes it's confusing.

Learn about HCD