Archive for September, 2010

Cynthia Rowley Designer Band-Aids benefit Design Ignites Change

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

New York-based designer Cynthia Rowley has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to create limited edition “Dress-Up Band-Aids” with a contribution from the project benefiting Design Ignites Change.

Worldstudio’s Nina Mettler and Andréa Pellegrino, Johnson & Johnson Chief Design Officer Chris Hacker and Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge were on hand to celebrate Ms. Rowley at a luncheon on September 11th at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum.

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Unique notebooks to benefit underserved youth

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

The Feedback Loop notebooks

Jason McDaniel is used to printing killer letterpress invitations and cards. And it’s not that he doesn’t love his work at Dallas’ trendy Miss Q Press, but when McDaniel was invited to participate in The Feedback Loop project, he thought it would be fun to challenge himself to do something outside of his normal routine.

So he letterpress-printed a journal, something he’d never before tried, the sales of which will benefit kids all over the country.

Mohawk Fine Papers and Design Ignites Change teamed up recently to create The Feedback Loop, a project using the new Mohawk Loop grade as a catalyst for change. In exchange for free Loop paper from Mohawk, twenty-five leading letterpress printers, including Missing Q, were asked to create fifty unique notebooks. These limited editions books are now being sold in a special storefront on the Felt & Wire Shop. 100% of the proceeds will go to Design Ignites Change to support the youth mentorship program School: By Design.

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