Author Archives: Carnegie Mellon

About Carnegie Mellon

Drawing on the strengths of the liberal arts and the scientific and creative disciplines, the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University prepares students to solve problems, facilitate trans-disciplinary collaboration, and become catalysts for innovation and social change.

A Call for "lntercultural" Instead of "Cross-Cultural" Design

[Ed. note: We will be running articles every Wednesday submitted by the students at Carnegie Mellon's School of Design. This is the second entry in this series.] by Smitha Prasadh It’s widely understood that good design requires empathy—how can you create an effective solution for a person or group without understanding their needs and...

Designing for Basic Human Needs

[Ed. note: Starting this week, we will be running posts every Wednesday submitted by the students at Carnegie Mellon's School of Design. We thank them for their contribution to Imprint.] By Jenny Shirey Each Monday and Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m., a small group of college seniors and graduate students from Carnegie Mellon University’s...