Life Long
Learning Through Making

What if we built and powered a network of public benefit studios in under invested in communities that created, made & invented business models, products and services that make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone?

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Public Service Design & Civic Tech Studios

The Studio Experience

The Designed By Us Studio Experiences are made real by an ecosystem of partners, studios, platforms, programs and curriculum. Each orchestrated to create an immersive, safe space where womxn and girls can obtain critical 21st century S.T.E.A.M.D. skills coupled with sponsorship from distinguished professionals that help them gain employability, financial independence and sponsorship into leadership roles around the world. endeavors to introduce a lateral network of virtual and physical S.T.E.A.M.D. Studio locations in impoverished and underfunded communities across the globe. The S.T.E.A.M.D. virtual and physical studios are architected to offer one-of-a-kind leadership development experiences for womxn and girls.

Studio Locations

A network of connected studio locations that act as the built home of the Design Corps members & partners.

North America:
New York, New York; San Francisco, California

Africa: Kenya, Kakuma Refugee Camp

Latin America (2021): Argentina, Brazil, Columbia

In 2021 we will launch virtual studios via web, mobile and virtual reality platforms designed to accelerate learning and offer one-of-a-kind S.T.E.A.M.D. leadership development experiences for womxn and girls.


Studio Programs

The Designed By Us Studio Programs are public service design and civic technology deployments. Design Corps members to use studio program frameworks to solve systemic problems with in constraints of now. Studio programs promote an agile, interdisciplinary research culture that unites diverse areas of interest, inquiry and problem solving.

Each studio program is designed to grow and evolve out of the Studio as new business models, spinoff companies, as exhibitions, media and performances, as S.T.E.A.M.D. talent transfer to member companies, and, perhaps most importantly, as the basis for continued exploration for others, both within The Studio and all over the world. Studio programs help women and girls take the lead—in their own lives, communities and in the world. 

FutureSkills Platform

The FutureSkills platform, curriculum and studio masterclasses introduce and encourages people to explore several themes, including, human-computer interaction, visual, voice, gesture and sensory interface coding and design, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and robotics, tangible media, material science and 3D printing, space exploration and Astropreneurship, civic systems, public service and policy, communications, learning, design, and entrepreneurship. 

2020 FutureSkills & Studio Masterclasses 
Bot & Voice Design Masterclass
Design Systems Masterclass
+ S.T.E.A.M.D. Thinking Masterclass
+ 101: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, 3D Printing, Fashion Tech and Virtual Reality.


Explore Studio Programs

Browse the wide array of studio programs and open source design briefs igniting lateral professional networks and economic empowerment below.

100M Mask Mayday Design Brief
Project ConSensual
Social Sex
Earth Speaks
Climate Corps
Audio and Video Series
Civic Media
Project Li
BreatheStat Cloud
TruthBot Brigade
Bots For Good
Designing Democracy
Audio and video series
Civic Media
Bot & Studio Masterclass

This bot & voice design masterclass takes you through the 101 of Bot & Voice Design to accelerates your ability to create bot applications and voice skills on multiple platforms like Facebook Messenger, SMS, Web and Amazon's Alexa.

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When you make a donation, you are supporting the Studio Programs, Scholarships and The Design Corps, a diverse community of changemakers who deliver design, engineering & creative solutions that make the world work for 100% of humanity. 

Design Corps Network
Enlist In The Design Corps
Designer's Code Of Ethics
*Distinguished Designer Program
*Design Apprentice Program
*Open Source Curriculum
*The Design Union

+ Women Who Design
Blacks Who Design 
+ LatinXs Who Design
+ LGBTQ+ Who Design
Filipinos Who Design
Indians Who Design
+ Decolonizing Design
+ Design Justice
+ Critical Craft Forum

Organize With Us
*Build A Studio
*Volunteer In A Studio

*Start A Design Project
Fund A Studio Program
*Partner with us

Make Money With Us
Studio Store
*Community Capital Program
*Community Benefit Platform

*This site is in a beta period until August 2020. An astrics grey text represents pages that are works in progress.
Please check back for updates in 2020. 

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