DESIS Lab develops externally funded research projects with local partners and promotes workshops, studios, toolkits, exhibitions, and publications that facilitates social change through design-driven initiatives.
Launched in 2009 and supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, this project investigates ways design can be used to amplify community-led approaches to sustainable living in New York City.
Visit the Amplifying Creative Communities website for more information.
Launched in 2011 and supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, this project investigates the role design can play in building bridges between government and people, allowing for socially innovative methods of providing services for the public good.
Visit the Public & Collaborative NYC website for more information.