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Watch a video of a Challenge team at work!

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What does a trip to France look like for you? For a group of Savannah College of Art and Design students, it meant getting inspiration from some pretty spectacular surroundings on how to reinvent our food system.

As part of a study abroad program in Lacoste, France, a group of SCAD students worked with Dr. Regina Rowland and biomimicry professional Sherry Ritter to develop their entry for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

Learn more about their project and get a taste of the beautiful French countryside in this great video the team put...

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BGDC Instagram contest!

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To celebrate our Biomimicry Global Design Challenge innovators across the world, we're announcing an Instagram photo contest.

Design Challenge teams are invited to post their best photos in three categories over the next six weeks. To submit to any of these sub-contests, make sure to include two hashtags - #BGDC2015 and then the hashtag of the specific contest you're entering.

May 11-24: #BGDCSketch - Post a pic of your design drawings and sketches. How did you envision your design?

May 25- June 7: #BGDCInspiration - Post a pic of what inspires in you nature....

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Boost Your Skills with this Free Design Course

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Human-Centered Design (HCD) is an approach to design and innovation rooted in understanding the people who will use whatever you create. HCD is a valuable skill that is compatible with biomimicry because even the best nature-inspired solution won't be feasible if it doesn't meet the needs of people and fit into the community it's meant to serve.

IDEO.org is offering a free seven-week online course (starting next week!) that will introduce you to the concepts of human-centered design and how to apply them. Learn more about the course at:

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