Design

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Baltimore Design School fosters creativity and develops the academic and critical thinking skills of 6th through 12th grade students and prepares them for admission to college and careers in the design fields of Architecture, Fashion, and Graphic Design. BDS is a Baltimore City public transformation school that offers a comprehensive college preparatory program that integrates design throughout the academic curriculum and provides Career and Technology Education (CTE) pathways.

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BDS 10th Grade Architecture Students passed ‘Stage 1’ of the Egg Drop Challenge

The eggs were literally flying at Baltimore Design School!

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Opportunities for H.S. Students 2.3.23

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Congratulations to 20 Baltimore Design School Students Who Earned December Literacy Recognition! 

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BDS ’19 De’Shaun Fortune spotlighted during Wide Angle Media’s 2022 National Apprentice Week Showcase

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Teamwork

'PARK'nerships

12th Grade Architecture students  took over Principal Brozene’s parking space this past Monday, September 19 to participate in the globally recognized Park(ing) Day.  Park(ing) Day is an international day for artists to convert urban space reserved for cars into usable public green space (called “parklets”).

This year, the selected BDS design, created by Wesley Alexander –  ’23 Architecture,  sought to engage students waiting for school to open by offering them breakfast and a place to sit.

Morgan State University undergraduate Architecture students ​teamed up with MICA graduate students in Social Design to support our ​scholars, working in teams to conceptualize and then as a team to execute the chosen design.

Urban Parklet Here!