Join DesignPrep as we meet professional designers, learn about their careers and projects, and get hands-on by making our own designs.

Ever wonder, “Who made that”? The answer is often a product designer. Product and industrial designers work behind the scenes making the furniture, gadgets, and toys we use every day. Meet the designers making exciting new products and dive into the design process to make your own products.

This FREE 5-session summer workshop will begin on Monday, July 20. Sessions are from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Programs are open to all New York City high school students including rising ninth graders.

Session dates:
Monday, July 20th
Tuesday, July 21st
Wednesday, July 22nd
Thursday, July 23rd
Friday, July 24th



DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of

Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, internal Smithsonian Institution funds from the Youth Access Grants program, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust and its Hive Digital Media Learning Fund, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.