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Design for Good: Sappi’s Ideas that Matter

In the upcoming issue of HOW (coming soon, check back October 1 on My Design Shop), I wrote a piece about some kick-ass designers who are doing amazing projects to benefit their local communities. One quote from Matchstic’s Blake Howard really struck me: “Designers are visionaries, idealists and purists; we tend to see a...

Butterfly Postcard

Graphic Design News: June 21–28

Here’s some graphic design news you may have missed: Booz Digital and Leagas Delaney Partner to Help Companies with Branding Booz & Company‘s digital solutions arm, Booz Digital, and brand and advertising agency Leagas Delaney have announced a new partnership. Both companies saw a need within the industry to help businesses reimagine their brands...

Photographer & Designer Discuss New Furniture Design Publication

Check out the Q&A below with designer Rick Valicenti and photographer Tom Vack written by Sappi, the fine paper company.  Together with Holly Hunt, the designer and photographer team created a new furniture design publication. And, as part of Chicago Design week, Sappi sponsored “Between Light and Shadow: The Designer/ Photographer Relationship.” This event...

Design Activist's Handbook

5 Ways to Rock a Grant Application

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.

Sappi Ideas that Matter

Sappi Ideas That Matter Call For Entries

Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the 2012 judging panel for its Ideas that Matter competition – an annual, innovative grant program that provides monetary support to produce the creative ideas of designers working for social good. Through this program, Sappi aims to inspire others to contemplate, ‘What can design do for the...

2011 Sappi Ideas That Matter Call for Entries

Would you like to see your idea that utilizes design as a powerful force for social good brought to life? Sappi Fine Paper North America is now accepting entries for their Ideas That Matter grant program. They started the program “to recognize and support designers who donate their time and talent to create communications...