News & Updates

Design Foundation sponsors 2021 Bright Spark Invention Challenge
We at Design Foundation are proud to sponsor the Prototype Award in the 2021 Bright Spark Invention Challenge. This is a free virtual entrepreneurial innovation competition for 4th-12th grade students hosted by Bridge Innovate. 

Students use the design thinking process to identify a real-world problem, empathize, ideate, and prototype a physical invention. Program sponsors Shaw Industries are inviting student participants to explore the Future of the Home and reimagine how homes will actively support how we live, entertain, learn and thrive in the next five years.

The challenge is free and virtual, with registration open now through Sept. 24, 2021. Learn more at
Posted: July 2021
Design Foundation publishes our 2020 Year in Review report
2020 was a significant year for Design Foundation and for our global community for many reasons. The impact of COVID-19 has been profound and will likely linger for many years to come. Yet, for the operational team behind Design Foundation, 2020 was a year that provided an opportunity to contemplate and rehabilitate the core of what Design Foundation was established to do. Read more
Posted: December 2020