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. Read More »
Design Ignites Change
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 »
Design Ignites Change, Worldstudio, and AIGA are pleased to announce the recipient of the inaugural Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award, Francis Carter and his Corbin Hill Food Project. In his winning application, which carries a $10,000 prize, Carter proposes the expansion of CHFP, which aims to supply fresh vegetables and fruit where they are needed. Read More »
The 2013 Design Ignites Change Fellowships – awarded in both student and professional categories – were recently selected and we are excited to share these three projects that demonstrated outstanding potential to impact communities in both the U.S. and Southeast Asia.
In February, East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania showcased an exhibit of student work and videos from Worldstudio’s Design Ignites Change program. In conjunction with the exhibition, Mark Randall lead a social design workshop for advance communication design students and gave a lecture to the school.
Check out this short video of the Create! Don’t Hate billboards in Times Square! Create! Don’t Hate, an initiative of Design Ignites Change, is taking place in cities all across the United States.
It’s been an exciting year for Design Ignites Change, a collaboration between the Adobe Foundation and Worldstudio. The program, which encourages the application of the design process to social issues, now supports participation by over 700 college students, 675 high school students and nearly 300 design professionals worldwide! In addition to ongoing partnerships with AIGA. Read More »
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. Read More »
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.. Read More »
Six students from New York City’s High School of Art and Design are being given an opportunity that many designers only dream of – their designs will be featured on Clear Channel’s “Spectacolor HD” digital billboard in Times Square. The billboards were created as part of Create! Don’t Hate., a Design Ignites Change mentoring initiative.. Read More »