Y7Y is a unique Master of Arts program, which combines the academic strengths of the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) and the social business competence of the Grameen Creative Lab. Y7Y Design is aimed at making social business excellent through adequate and future- oriented design solutions.
About the Istituto Europeo di Design
Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) is an international education group in design, fashion, visual communication and management, established in 1966. It is present in Italy, Spain and Brazil, and offers undergraduate, masters and advanced training courses. Its mission is “to offer young creatives a thorough training - both theoretical and practical – and hand them the ‘Design Knowledge and Mindset’ that will accompany them throughout their lives”.
For more information about the Istituto Europeo di Design, visit their official website http://www.ied.edu/
What happened so far?
Social Business Labs and D4SB Conference
In June 2010 the IED and the GCL organized a Social Business Lab at the IED campus in Barcelona, which was followed by a second Social Business Lab taking place in Milan in October 2010. This lab was taking place prior to the Design for Social Business (D4SB) conference. During the two-day conference 60 leading experts from various fields gathered in Milan from many different countries to exchange ideas and to further develop the concept of Design for Social Business.
Check out the video about the conference.