Youngstown Design WORKS
We are a student-run
Youngstown Design Works (YDW) is a student-run design agency and graded practicum course serving Youngstown-based for-profit and non-profit organizations with high-quality graphic and interactive design services while providing design students with unique professional learning experiences.
Making an Impact in the Mahoning Valley
Since its inception, YDW has established a reputation for offering innovative creative design solutions and community-focused programming for the Mahoning Valley business community. Programs like the “Pop-Up Design Shops” have gained significant attraction and participation in many local and nationwide economic development and arts-based grant proposals (such as NEA Our Town, NEH, ARTPLACE, Creativity Connects, National Endowment for the Humanities, Puffin West Foundation, and more) have elevated YDW beyond being a services provider and into a fully-invested partner in community transformation.
A Partner in the Community
YDW has worked with over 125 individual clients in the Mahoning Valley and
Featured Case Studies
View some of our work in the images below
Branding • Print Design • Web Design
All profits benefit the Youngstown Design Works program, financing technology purchases, competitions, travel experiences, and more. Our hourly rate is $50 an hour for all services – you set the budget and the deadline and we work within those limitations to provide you with the highest possible quality work product that we can create. Thank you for considering us!
Youngstown Design Works
Department of Art
One University Plaza
Youngstown State University