Grants are an often over-looked way to seek funding for a socially conscious design idea. Check out these 5 grant writing tips, excerpted from "The Design Activist's Handbook: How to Change the World With Socially Conscious Design," to help bring your idea to life.
Nat Sweeney studied design at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving back to Connecticut in 1996. He worked on print exclusively for the first six years of his career, creating promotions for the likes of Heineken, Amstel Light, Murphy’s Irish Stout and Timberland Boots. In the late ’90s, he began...
Marcos Chavez embraced multi-disciplinary design when he founded TODA in 1997, and the firm has tackled both print and digital design projects from the start.
You might call Matthew Bouloutian a print designer’s print designer. He worked almost exclusively in print from 1999 to 2010, but today he’s the co-owner and creative director of Modern Good, where interactive design is a forte.
Rafael Esquer's first foray into web design was building a site for himself from HTML. Now he leads all kinds of digital projects as principal of Alfalfa Studio in New York.
Kim Robak expanded her skill set to match the changing needs of her in-house design job. Now she works on a range of projects that include both print and interactive components, and, as she puts it, “a strong designer can work in any medium.”
Frank Melendez applied his talents exclusively to print design for seven years. But in 2002, he started teaching himself interactive design after work. Today’s he’s fully immersed in the digital realm.
Dan Crask has been working in graphic design long enough to remember cutting out graphics with scissors and pasting them up. But these days he’s just as comfortable working on interactive design as print projects.
Laid back screen printing shop Standard Deluxe encounters wild success despite their remote location. See how this shop attracts big clients from the comfort of its small-town roots.
From captivating consumer sites to killer kiosks, HOW’s Interactive Design Awards recognize the year’s top digital projects. Second Story Interactive, the 2011 Best of Show winner, really knocked this one out of the ballpark.