Mixxer is proud to host programming for Community Design Studio.

The Community Design Studio of Winston-Salem is a not-for-profit collective of multidisciplinary designers who play a catalytic role in shaping our community.


July 13–17, 2020

Design and build a temporary pop up mini-park in just one week! Discover urban design, architecture, and planning from our Downtown Winston-Salem base at 500 W. Fifth Street. Engage with local arts and service nonprofits including MIXXER, DENT, Associated Artists, and City with Dwellings. For photos of the 2019 camp, check us out on Instagram and Facebook, or see our Google Slide Show.

Equitable Access, including Low-Cost Tuition for this camp provided by contributions from Stitch Design Shop, The Winston-Salem chapter of AIA, and the NC AIA: Activate Grant.


August 3–7, 2020

Work with the Gateway Nature Preserve board of the nature preserve to prototype sustainable solutions that welcome visitors and connect neighbors to this wooded oasis. Learn about local and global ecology, mapping, and nature. Experiment with art, digital media, and interactive elements. Collaborate with local landscape architects, urban planners, and graphic designers.

Equitable Access, including Low-Cost Tuition for this camp provided by The Crabtree Family Foundation.

You Can Make a Difference

Your financial support is one way you can make positive change in our community.

Community Design Studio is committed to providing equitable opportunities for students from every part of our community. 


Mixxer supports Community Design Studio in their efforts to use the power of design thinking and prototyping to harness collective expertise and shed new light on the grand challenges of our time.

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