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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
Using a mix of traditional and nontraditional approaches including ad placement at bodegas, murals, a food truck and radio spots, this campaign for the Food Bank of New York aimed to affect the eating habits of low-income teens by encouraging them to change their eating behaviors.
Section: Why Design -
Design for Good, advertising, photography, environmental design, experience design, nonprofit, print design, user research, posters, signage, diversity, health
What’s stopping you from doing what you really want to
do, especially in a challenging economy? (That’s just opportunity
knocking!) With an introduction by “Gain” co-chair Kenna Kay, hear ten
designers tell their personal reinvention stories in just two minutes
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Section: Why Design -
Conference , Gain conference, business
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