Video: Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation will create new paradigms, says dean Sass Brown

Talking about the future of design education in the region, Sass Brown, the Canada-born, UK-bred dean of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, reveals why the region’s first integrated design university is poised to create a disruptive effect in the industry.

Having been at the helm of Fashion Institute of Technology as an interim dean in her previous job, Brown shares the significance of cross-disciplinary thinking in design and the urgency to embrace technology to find solutions to everyday problems in the world.

Brown also shares that being situated in Dubai Design District  (d3)strengthens the institute’s position. She  opines that this will provide many opportunities for the students as well as industry professionals based out of d3 to collaborate and create a symbiotic interaction.



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