Design Futures Heads to Detroit in 2018!

Announcing Design Futures 2018 Details!

Our colleagues at the University of Detroit Mercy are hard at work organizing our 6th annual forum. We'll gather in Detroit from May 21-25 for another 5 days of workshops, field trips, and meeting current and future peers and colleagues! As details develop, we will share updates here, so please watch this space for directions on how to secure your place at the 2018 forum! In the meantime, if you have any questions. reach out to us below!

2018 Request for Proposals

We are seeking elective workshop proposals from practitioners and educators for 2018. Download the RFP below for more details.


Design Futures Student Leadership Forum operates under a fiscal sponsorship with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), a nonprofit organization. Contributions for Design Futures must be made payable to the Center for Urban Pedagogy and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. We are honored and excited to be working with such an amazing group of people doing such great work!