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Mobility devices for the Elderly

A completely new research methodology is being used in this project.  More and newer Engineering, Medicine, and Healthcare concepts are being thoroughly studied and applied in the development of Cane. Details here.

 

 

 


The NYU FREEdge

How can we creatively address food insecurity while reducing food waste using human centered design? Details here.

 

 

 

 

 


Financial Longevity

Design for America NYU Studio created the idea of “The Incubator Club for Credit Union Members” which had been selected for the OpenIDEO challenge of Financial Longevity. The challenge was to design financial services for people age 50+. Details here.

 

 


Family Food Insecurity Project

How can we support working families provide healthy meal access for themselves and their children? More here

 

 

 


The Project on Educating Journalists for the XXI Century Newsroom

How might we improve  journalism teaching to match the needs of the XXI century? More here.

 

 

 

 


Medline Project

How can we ensure the effective use of mobility devices to help patients ‘get back on their feet’ after a temporary injury? More here.

 

 


The Project on Making good food, Easy

How might we will equip NYC-metro area families with tools to find and use Good Food as a mechanism for achieving well-being? Details here.

 

 

 


NYS Courts Signage Project

How can we better help all people with different diverse backgrounds better navigate the NYS courts? More about the project here.

 

 

 


Fiat Chrysler Project: Project Dora on shared mobility

How might we support shared mobility in the underserved neighbourhoods of New York to develop environmental impact and create new economic opportunities. More here.

 


Do Tank Spring 2016: Borders, Migration, and Immigration

The Spring 2016 Do Tank challenge was focused on Borders, Migration, and Immigration, in which the team members will work on and solve problems about obstacles between immigrants and local people in NYC. More here

 

 


MET Project: The Never Ending Manifest

The MET organized a one-day think-tank to complement the inaugural exhibition of the Met Breuer, Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.In the context of this upcoming event, DFA NYU collaborated with the MET Media Lab in designing a way to both document and share the outcome of this discussion with the general public in a way that involves  the audience and engages people by facilitating  real participation. More about it here.

 


The Bindi Project: Empowering women in low-income urban areas

The Bindi Guide aims to help NGOs and grassroots groups co-create self-sustaining programs to empower low income women. It provides them with a step-by-step process on how to design and facilitate such programs using a human-centered design and train-the-trainer approach. More here.

 

 

 

 


eNABLE 1000 Hands Challenge

Design for America is collaborating with e-NABLE to 3D print  prosthetic hands that are custom made for an individuals who are seeking a tool to help with every day tasks, that would be easier if they had two functional hands. More here

 

 


Rethinking – Learning from nature

This interactive exhibition consisted of 4 pavilions, which present the four elements — water, fire, earth and air — and promotes greater awareness of the environment, natural resources, and human impact on them. More here.