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Design for Good: Designing for Social Change
Each green market has a unique character that requires its own design approach, and some will have more appeal for you than others. Here are a few to explore.
Each Year, Sappi Ideas That Matter grants fuel a wide variety of design projects for the greater good. Get inspired by the work of the 2012 recipients (plus, get the first preview here!).
Team Sense imposes a thought-provoking question: Imagine if you were to lose your eyesight or only see shades of gray. How would you be able to experience color?
The intersection of design and social impact is powerful. What types of organizations exist and what types of programs are developing to really take the concept to the next level?
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.
EPIC empowers creative people to make social change happen. Read about how this organization has united 170 volunteers with 21 nonprofits to create powerful ripples of change, using design.
Celery Design has been a longtime catalyst for social and environmental change with their design work. “Our goal, aside from doing great design, is to positively influence behavior and catalyze organizational change.”
Did you know that 80% of a product’s environmental footprint is determined at the design stage?