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Design for Good is a platform to build and sustain the implementation
of design thinking for social change. This platform creates
opportunities for designers to build their practice, their network, and
their visibility. Design for Good recognizes the wide range of designers’ work and
leadership in social change which benefits the world, our country and our communities.
Design for Good supports and sustains designers who play a catalytic
role in communities through projects that create positive social impact.
By connecting and empowering designers through online networking tools,
inspirational stories, chapter events, training, national
advocacy and promotion, Design for Good serves as a powerful resource
for designers who wish to work in this area and a beacon for designers
leading the charge.
by Studio Usher
EducationSuperHighway, a nonprofit organization with roots in the high-tech industry, was founded to...
by Tank Design
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, a local design studio sought to make sense of the c...
by Nail Communications
Americans have become great at ignoring charity appeals. To help a local food bank tap a new donor b...
by Rigsby Hull
Facing a crisis, the LIVESTRONG Foundation responded with a subtle rather than radical rebrand, bold...
by Kiss Me I’m Polish
For an initiative in support of urban agriculture in New York City, an interdisciplinary team conduc...
by Rich Binell
Designer, entrepreneur and imaginative advocate for a better world, John Bielenberg is recognized wi...
by Sherilyn McElroy
Illinois Wesleyan University faculty taught courses on the topic of food, instructing students throu...
by Trey Bates
The intent of this project was to bring awareness to my local community about the fact that four out...
Looking for additional ways to design for good? This list of organizations and programs is a great place to start. There are many more opportunities out there—so if you know of a resource we should add here let us know!
Design for Good
This high school design studio teaches students to use the creative process as a
method and develop smart communication
solutions that better their communities. The students work on projects in teams, with support and guidance from a professional design mentor.
Section: Tools and Resources -
DesignEd K12, design thinking, experience design, graphic design, mentoring, posters, diversity, education, social issues, design educators, students
Life In Abundance (LIA) is a nonprofit organization that works in seven countries throughout northeast Africa. Their goal is to mobilize, train and equip local churches to implement holistic ministries that focus on the poor, orphaned, and vulnerable within their own communities. Since 2007, Rule29 has worked with LIA on strategy and branding both in the U.S. and Africa, designing a new communication system that included logo and collateral, as well as ads, brochures and annual reports.
Section: Why Design -
Design for Good, advertising, branding, graphic design, identity design, print design, culture, diversity, international, social responsibility, strategy
Alphabets of Wood
Posted by johno
6 days ago from
I love typography, the typography and fonts blog
Seeds of the Cities