Educational Partnerships provide hallmark programs that simulate professional studio environments and expose students to a broad spectrum of industries, global cultures and professional practices.

ArtCenter’s highly respected sponsored project programs engage corporations both domestically and internationally who want to explore the future of design through the fresh perspective of our students. Projects explore a wide range of topics from futuristic retail environments, product design and wearable technology to interaction design (VR & AR), transportation design and new branded experiences through graphic design.

Our Programs

Sponsored Projects

Providing unique opportunities for collaboration between design education and industry. Challenging students to envision the future and partners to create change.


3-day immersive workshops that apply an intensive design methodology to identify opportunities and create valuable shared experience.


One-week design challenges that allow students to work independently on real issues facing start-up organizations and new brands.

Custom Programs

Programs that increase awareness
of the value of design and creative thinking while providing tangible skills, tools and strategies for alumni and industry partners through hands-on workshops.

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