Partner Projects

The Parks Department came to MFA Interaction Design to help tell the story of the Freshkills Park in Staten Island to its visitors. Section Story is an interactive exhibition that will illustrate the transformation of a landfill to a park through the use of graphics, a mobile app, and video instal… View Projects


Students were tasked with researching and analyzing the causes and impacts of delays for A-Division trains in the subway system during 2011-2013 Monday morning rush hours. Their findings and analysis include various ways of defining a delay and represent both a micro and macro view of the system. … View Projects

National Public Radio (NPR) is facing the challenge many organizations are today: how to reach younger audiences. After hearing a briefing from NPR’s head of research on an ethnographic study the organization did in 2015, students worked to create prototypes, ranging from apps to video trailers to… View Projects

This design research project aimed at identifying strengths and weakness of the current library ecosystem and earmarked opportunities for improvement, as imagined through a video user journey. Employing a variety of methods from ethnographic interviews at library branches to remote online int… View Projects

MFA Interaction Design and Nike collaborated on infographic and data visualisation projects featuring Nike+ popular run tracking data. Faculty asked students to wade through a massive, 500,000-point-plus data set about folks who track their exercise using Nike+ in New York City and to find and … View Projects

NYC Bike Share, better known as the parent company of New York’s Citi Bike approached the Design in Public Spaces class to increase ridership amongst casual users, specifically at first-time users and tourists.The original pricing model was a major point of confusion putting a heavy barrier for th… View Projects

MFA Interaction Design and the Glass House collaborated a project called “Continuing the Conversation” to create with the goal of creating a "Continuing the Conversation" website, featuring content documenting and inspired by Glass House Conversations, 2008 and 2009, is the property of the Philip Jo… View Projects