February 2010

Announcing the Design Ignites Change
2009 Implementation Award winners

Design Ignites Change, a collaboration between Adobe Youth Voices and Worldstudio, is excited to announce the inaugural 2009 Implementation Award winners: PieLab’s Pecans! and Kansas City Art Institute’s A Book by its Cover: Reading Stereotypes and Freewall: Making Space for Diversity. The biannual award program recognizes exceptional proposals for design intended to make the world. Read More »

Urban Forest Project Toledo

In mid-April, The Urban Forest Project Toledo, a collaboration between AIGA Toledo (the Toledo chapter of AIGA, the professional association of design), SWEAT and the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, will plant 50 street banners by artists and designers in downtown Toledo. Each banner will use the form of or metaphor for the tree to. Read More »

Worldstudio and School of Visual Arts launch
Impact! Design for Social Change

Impact! Design for Social Change A six week intensive workshop July 12 – August 20, 2010 Worldstudio and the School of Visual Arts in New York City are launching an exciting six week summer intensive called Impact! Design for Social Change.

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom honors
The Urban Forest Project

After a week of rain, the sunny Saturday afternoon of January 23rd brought together a diverse group of designers, artists, high school students and business and civic leaders, along with residents from the Bayview community in San Francisco to celebrate the environment, education and public arts. The event, at the Bayview Opera House, was a. Read More »