How can you support the RDC? Get Involved
We foster design-thinking and entrepreneurial innovation. Our staff and faculty rely on students, lab users, volunteers, and community members to bring this vision to life. Consider giving to the RDC’s ongoing needs via time, materials, equipment, and/or financial donations to inspire others to discover the power of design thinking.
These innovative businesses and organizations keep us on the cutting edge of technology and vitality RDC Industry & Collaborative Partners
Testing brand new technology to retrofit our Mutoh printer to accommodate both direct-to-textile and sublimation printing with pigmented, water-based inks.
Reducing our carbon footprint with brand new technology in natural fiber textile printing with Texcol, a digital transfer paper used in sublimation.
Donations ranging from hand tools and personal protective equipment to shop vacuums and more.
Developing new procedures for ultrasonic and adhesive garment fabrication in conjunction with Artilect to further reduce our carbon footprint.
Testing process and procedures for sustainable, commercial garment fabrication in conjunction with Cohesive Systems.
Office of Undergraduate Research and Artistry (OURA)
OURA is an undergraduate resource at CSU to promote and expand experiential learning through research, artistic, and other creative experiences with skilled mentors.
Customizing iterative problem solving and increasing community engagement Design Thinking Workshops & Consulting
User experience design research consultation, including instrument and protocol design and data analysis.
Connecting educators, community, and industry to spark entrepreneurial education in Colorado.
Rural Health Extension Workshop
Iteratively prototyping and evaluating solutions on complex goals for the Rural Health Initiative.
PSD: Hack Your Classroom
Bringing design thinking to Poudre School District educators.
Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference: one-day youth event to learn, develop, and pitch business ideas.
Business of Music
Exploring and creating an innovative Business of Music program at CSU.
Fee-for-service projects: What our labs are making and who we are making it for Design and Fabrication Services Portfolio
Large Format Vinyl, Banners, & Posters
-- AgNext -- CHHS Interior Architecture and Design -- CHHS Product Development -- CHHS Design and Merchandising S.P.A.C.E. Labs --
Custom Printed & Die Cut Stickers
-- Science Communication Club -- Clarkchella -- KCSU 90.5 FM Radio --
3D Printing / Capture & Reproduction
-- Heirloom conservation -- SmartKoozie --
-- Fashion FUNdamentals -- Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools --
Laser & Plotter Media Cutting
-- STALWART Mural Stencils -- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America: Stage Props-- Rapid Prototyping and Applied Engineering Lab -- Mechanical Engineering Teaching Labs -- Global Business Academy: Wood Keychains -- Design and Merchandising: Acrylic Keychains - CLA Art & Art History: Printmaking Blocks --
Display and Furniture Fabrication
-- CSU Career Center: Welcome Sign -- CHHS Design and Merchandising: Wood Pedestals-- CHHS Design and Merchandising: Steel Display Wall -- Avenir: Beanbag Toss game --
Giving space to these cool events Exhibitions
Design Exchange Exhibits
-- Red Dress -- CIIPE -- Red Again -- Social Justice for the Arts --
-- Cyberbiosecurity Hackathon -- College of Business HS Entrepreneurs --
Demonstrations and Workshops
-- Global Business Academy -- Polaris Intensive: Drawing with Fire --