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We believe everyone has the capacity to be creative. The Stanford d.school is a place where people use design to develop their own creative potential.

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01 Stanford Students

Classes for Stanford students

Experimental. Student-centered. Team-taught. Come explore our current offerings, all based on real-world projects.

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Our goal is to help you use design to make change where you are. 
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02 Programs

Make impact with design

People in business, the public sector and K12 education are using design to create change. We offer learning experiences for professionals, educators, and students from beyond Stanford.

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What We Do
03 Field Notes

Real-world projects

How does design thinking work in practice? These stories inspire us and can help you make a case for change.

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04 Happening Now

Upcoming Events

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    1, 2017

    Night Launch

    The d.school's celebrated Launchpad program presents:Night LaunchAn evening where you can see and experience 10 stellar products and services just ...
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    1, 2017

    Wayfinder 5 Day Summer Program for High Schoolers

    Summer 2017: Project Wayfinder is excited to announce a 5-day summer program for high schoolersWe are very excited to be hosting our first ever 5-day ...
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    31, 2017

    Introductory Design Thinking Workshop

    Are you curious about design thinking? Hungry to experience it for yourself? Don’t just watch from the sidelines – come give it a try.We’re holding a ...
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    28, 2017

    LaunchPad's Product/Market Fit Assessment Lab

    Every Tuesday, Open for Drop-In's from 2:30 to 4pm, d.school Bay Studio (second floor)Hoping to launch a new start-up venture? Got a "killer idea" ...
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    27, 2017

    Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 UIF Program

    Calling all student dreamers, inventors, and designers to join the global University Innovation Fellows program!Applications for the University ...
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    22, 2017

    d.school Spring Preview

    Wed. Feb. 22, 12-1 PM Come to the d.school to taste our new lineup of classes and workshops for Spring!From 12-1PM teaching teams from every ...

05 Resources

Tools for Creative Action

Explore activities and resources we use in our classes and programs and adapt them for your own projects. 

06 Contact

Get in Touch

Have a question or need directions? We’re here to help you get to the right place.

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Mailing address

Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

416 Escondido Mall
Building 550, Room 169
Stanford, CA 94305-3086

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Email: info@dschool.stanford.edu


(650) 736-1025

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