Mapping Praxis interview with Mark Randall

University of Baltimore MFA student, David Hardy, interviewed Mark Randall for his thesis project Mapping Praxis about how he got his start in design. Watch the video to learn more about Worldstudio and visit www.mappingpraxis.com to see a preview of the Mapping Praxis book and other interviews with Paula Scher, Joshua Davis, Rob Carter, Inna. Read More »

Urban Forest Project student banners

In October, the first in a series of planned executions of The Urban Forest Project officially launched in Albuquerque, with banners by local artists and designers on display throughout downtown Albuquerque. This past week, student banners were unveiled at the Rio Grande Zoo at the BioPark. Over 80 Albuquerque area middle and high school students. Read More »

Fast Company features Worldstudio

With the first in a series of planned executions of The Urban Forest Project recently launching in Albuquerque, Fast Company explores the history, genesis and future of the initiative. Focusing on Worldstudio’s expertise in creating and implementing socially-responsible projects and programs for corporations and non-profits, the article uses The Urban Forest Project as a case. Read More »

Funding socially responsible initiatives

Most current efforts in the “social design” space encourage designers to donate time and resources. Although giving one’s talent and time is certainly honorable, it is not a sustainable model. Beginning in January, Worldstudio will begin offering workshops to groups interested in learning how to fund non-client based solutions. The workshop will provide an overview. Read More »

Design Ignites Change + The Designers Accord

Worldstudio is delighted to announce that the 2010 Design Ignites Change mentoring initiative will be developed and implemented in partnership with The Designers Accord, a global coalition of designers, educators and business leaders working together to create positive environmental and social impact. [ buy levitra online viagra | viagra sale | viagra online stores |. Read More »

Urban Forest Project launches in Albuquerque

The Urban Forest Project launched in Albuquerque, NM on October 1st with a kick-off event at the Open Space Visitors Center. Banners by local artists and designers are currently displayed on light poles throughout downtown Albuquerque. Each banner incorporates the form or metaphor of the tree, making a powerful visual statement about the environment. The. Read More »

The Urban Forest Project Albuquerque featured on KRQE News

Thursday, October 1 marks the official kick-off of The Urban Forest Project Albuquerque. Local artists and designers have created artwork, using the form or metaphor for the tree to make powerful visual statements about the environment. The artwork will hang on banners throughout the city creating a forest of thoughtful images in the urban landscape. Read More »

Tips for funding social change projects

Core77, has tapped into a diverse group of contributors to publish Hack2Work, a collection of essential advice and tips for design professionals. With articles on topics ranging from process to staffing to client relationships, Hack2Work offers something for everyone – including a piece outlining tips for funding social change projects from Worldstudio’s Andréa Pellegrino. [. Read More »

Design Ignites Change chosen as an
AIGA cause/affect award winner

cause/affect is a biennial graphic design competition which celebrates the work of designers and organizations who set out to positively impact our society. Design Ignites Change has been awarded first place in the Education category. All of the winning work is currently on display at the AIGA SF Gallery through August 7th and on the. Read More »

Mark Randall writes article for CA magazine

Pick up the latest issue of Communication Arts on newsstands now or download this PDF to read Mark Randall’s design issues article about design as social educator. Learn how designers can go beyond the traditional approaches to social responsibility in their work and become entrepreneurs, developing and executing their own solutions to social problems. [. Read More »