Community Engagement

Mark Randall: 2017 AIGA Medalist
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AIGA Press Release: New York, NY, January 23, 2017 AIGA, the professional association for design, the 2017 AIGA Awards committee and 2017 AIGA Corporate awards committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 AIGA Medal and Corporate Leadership Award. The Corporate Leader and seven Medalists will be honored at the annual AIGA Awards. Read More »

Art ignites dialogue
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Our new initiative currently in development Dialogues on Race is a nationwide public art and design initiative that empowers teams – comprised of individuals who have knowledge and experience around issues of race and social justice, in combination with a designer or artist – to create public murals, billboards, banners and transit posters. The artwork. Read More »

Examining the process of social design
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The social design process – human-centered design principles, methods and tools – are being used by a growing number of funders, designers and social sector practitioners as an approach to solving complex social problems. Significant resources are being invested, and an enormous buzz has emerged about design’s potential for increasing impact, yet no comprehensive effort. Read More »

Leveraging the power of grandmothers
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Worldstudio and AIGA are pleased to announce the 2015 Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award winner, Gma Village. The winning entry – developed by (from left to right, below) Catalina Garcia, Johnna Flood and Maggie Ollove – comes with a $10,000 prize. The Gma Village is an affordable childcare service for low-income families in Oakland, California. Read More »

There is always room for ice cream
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Mark Randall, Worldstudio principal, beekeeper and avid ice cream-maker, collaborated with Early Bird Cookery on a pop-up honey ice cream stand at the antique shop, Maison Bergogne, for the Narrowsburg Honey Bee Fest in Narrowsburg, New York on October 10th. It was a bright, sunny fall day as hundreds lined up for scoops in four. Read More »