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Makeright: Making Bags to Make Good

A collection of anti-theft bags designed by prisoners from HMP Thameside (London) and Sabarmati Central Jail (Ahmedabad, India) is being exhibited during London Design Festival 2017.

Makeright project shortlisted for N.I.C.E. award

DACRC have been shortlisted for the N.I.C.E. (Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe) award by the European Centre for Creative Economy (ECCE). Out of 110 submitted applications […]

Market Road Gallery is coming

Market Road Gallery is London’s first bookable open air public gallery.

Best Design Initiative 2016

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded Best Design Initiative 2016 by Sublime Magazine. “This award is given by Sublime Magazine to Central Saint Martins’ Design Against Crime Research […]

Makeright: design’s potential in prison

Design Against Crime (DACRC) are looking for volunteers to mentor inmates who are learning design skills at HMP Thameside as part of their work with prison industries.

New scheme launched to teach “design thinking” to prisoners

Design Against Crime Research Centre has been joined by other partners to launch the Makeright initiative, which is calling for designer volunteers.

Empathy and the Revolution of Human Relationships

‘Empathy and the Revolution of Human Relationships‘ – a public talk by cultural thinker and writer on the art of living and social change, Roman Krznaric.  28 Apr 2016 6.30pm […]

Design Thinking for Prison Industries project update

The latest from AHRC-funded ‘Design Thinking for Prison Industries’ project, from The Times of India. See full article here.

First Human Graffiti Library

Artists, transport operators, police officers, public administrators, cultural practitioners, curators, policy makers, security consultants, as well as those who identified as ‘vandals’, offered book titles as part of the first ever Human Graffiti Library.