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Public Interest Design Education Guidebook, 2018

Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the work and ideas of over 60 thought-leaders that together are shaping a broad curriculum of public interest design. Written in a guidebook format that includes projects from across design disciplines, this book describes the learning critical to pursuing an inclusive, informed […]

Denver Design Week Panelist

Lisa will be one of four panelists featured in Denver Women in Design: A Celebration in Honor of Florence Knoll’s 100th Birthday. Come out to this Denver Design Week closing session celebrating the 100th birthday of iconic designer Florence Knoll with a panel of women designers and architects discussing the state of women in Colorado design […]

Contemporary Design in Denmark Study Abroad

This new Spring 2018 offering in the Communication Design program at MSU Denver will be led by Lisa. The course consists of integrated on-campus and in-country studio experiences. Learn more and stay up to date on developments!

Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook, 2016

Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth and Bryan Bell, Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues (Routledge 2016) demonstrates that public interest design has emerged as a profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) methodology, the first step-by-step process supporting public interest designers. The book […]


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