RSA-US Student Design Awards (SDA-US) is an awards program to inspire collaborative, multidisciplinary design-led social change which connects design students and faculty with industry needs.
Who are we?
The RSA in the United States (RSA-US) is an affiliate of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) founded in London, 1754. There are more than 27,000 RSA Fellows around the world, a diverse and powerful network of innovators from all walks of life.
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“It is a pivotal moment in the field of socially responsible design. More than ever, design professionals are involved in projects that have a social impact. Student enrollment in educational programs for social innovation is growing exponentially.” Bill Moggridge, RSA Royal Designer for Industry, co-founder of IDEO and Director, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Bill Moggridge RDI, (1943 – 2012) believed in encouraging and improving design education and was an enthusiastic supporter of the RSA-US Student Design Awards.