Archive for March, 2009

Worldstudio launches Design Ignites Change

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Worldstudio, together with the Adobe Foundation’s signature program Adobe Youth Voices, today launched Design Ignites Change, a program that encourages talented high school and college students to use the power of design to address social issues in their local communities through substantive public projects. Supporting and media partners include: AIGA, the professional association for design; Citizen Scholar; Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Core 77; Design Observer; Frog Design; Graphic Design USA; Williams & House.

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Announcing the Urban Forest Project
in San Francisco

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Worldstudio is thrilled to be working with the City of San Francisco to launch the Urban Forest Project San Francisco this summer. Mayor Newsom recently announced the collaboration at Compostmodern 09 sustainable design conference. Read the full press release here.

The City is bringing this innovative banner program to San Francisco to raise public awareness around greening and tree planting initiatives and education. The Academy of Art University, Adobe Youth Voices and AIGA San Francisco are already on board as key partners on this community-based, public arts and environmental initiative. Once the banners come down, they will be converted into recycled products by students at the Academy of Art University, to be auctioned off to raise money for local tree planting initiatives and education.

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