Community Design Studio
Design thinking summer camp experiences that explore firsthand how design-based solutions can address real world problems.
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.
POP UP WINSTON-SALEM
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.
GATEWAY NATURE PRESERVE
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.
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.