Case Studies

Case Study
August 21, 2017

The Historic West End: Community Focused Revitalization

An historic district in downtown Dallas, Texas that traditionally drew it vitality from tourism was struggling with 40% leasing vacancies, diminishing retail amenities, reduced tourism interest and an unengaged resident community.

Case Study
August 15, 2017

A Digital System of Care for Children Dealing with Mental Health Issues

A comprehensive study by a leading north Texas children’s hospital revealed that mental health issues are the leading threat to children’s health in Denton County, Texas, topping childhood obesity, asthma, domestic violence and oral health.

Case Study
July 16, 2017

Imagining the Future of the Student Loan System

Over 44 million Americans have student loans. Over 5 million are delinquent on their student loans, and in 2016, the average graduate held over $37,000 in loans.

Case Study
July 5, 2017

Helping to Improve the Texas Veterans’ Portal

This endeavor involved working with the Texas NIC* to help them effectively combine a series of extant online resources for Texas Veterans that had been assessed to be ineffective or dysfunctional by the eight different types of former Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Air Force and Coast Guard personnel that we worked with as this project progressed.

Student Projects

Student Project
July 29, 2020

Re-imagining the Website Design and Development Processes for University Departments

This project was completed by 2019 MA in IxD degree recipient Michele Hindman. She undertook it as her capstone project experience during her final semester of study. An MA in IxD student’s “capstone” begins during the summer prior to his, her or their December graduation and culminates in a final presentation and defense about a week before this graduation occurs….