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06.02.14: Observed

Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award
Sylvia Harris is widely recognized as a pioneer, a generous mentor and a vital inspiration to the field of social impact design. In that spirit, the Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award has been established to honor her legacy by supporting other vanguards dedicated to public design.
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04.30.14: Observed

Charity Ball
A short film about Ethan King, a 15 year old from Michigan whose dream is to give soccer balls to kids all over the world.
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04.03.14: Observed

Bistrophobie Poster
Can a poster shut people up? Locals in a bistro-dense corner of Paris would like to think so.
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03.24.14: Observed

Deventer
In Deventer, the Netherlands, a routine real estate deal and demolition became the site of innovation and new intelligence in urban design.
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02.18.14: Observed

Very Cool Playgrounds
Over on Wired, Liz Stinson profiles Monstrum, a Danish design studio that specializes in fantastic wooden playgrounds.
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11.05.13: Observed

Feeding Young Brains
AIGA Portland and The Right Brain Inititative have partnered on a new project to encourage kids to think creaively.
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08.21.13: Observed

From Dance Hall to Design Studio to Dance Hall
Jeremy M. Lange photographs the inaugural dance held in the restored barn that used to be his grandfather's design studio.
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07.16.13: Observed

A Book for Two
A new design for a shared reading experience from designer Soofiya Chaudry.
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05.29.13: Observed

Be an AIGA Design Star
Command X — the AIGA live design reality show that happens on stage at the biennial design conference — is back for its fourth season.
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03.20.13: Observed

Free Desk Here
Free Desk Here is a collaboration initiative set up by Nick Couch to encourage collaboration between design professionals.
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03.08.13: Observed

Atrocity Prevention Challenge
USAID, Humanity United and OpenIDEO have partnered to pursue ways to prevent mass atrocities – that is, deliberate mass violence against civilians.
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02.14.13: Observed

A Campaign to Save The Post Office
Tucker Nichols is campaigning to save the Post Office.
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11.09.12: Observed

One World Futbol
For children in impoverished countries, where soccer balls donated by relief agencies often rip and quickly deflate, Tim Jahnigen has developed a ball that can last for decades.
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10.20.12: Observed

Design Indaba Online FilmFest
Design Indaba's online film festival features 10 of the Focus Forward short films.
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10.18.12: Observed

Public Works
PUBLIC WORKS is a poster exhibition created by PUBLIC, a design based bicycle company with a mission to improve the quality and character of our cities and public spaces.
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05.18.12: William Drenttel, Observed

Update: Design For Change Goes Global
Design For Change, the international design project that gives young people a chance to make a design contribution in their villages and cities has now reached 34 countries, launched a new website and conference, as well as school and communities challenges.
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05.17.12: William Drenttel

The Hypothetical Development Organization
The Hypothetical Development Organization will be included in the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale.
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04.18.12: Observed

Flyover Farm
A Kickstarter Project: Flyover Farm is a food project in Mumbai, India by Fresh & Local to transform an unused rooftop into a thriving urban farm and community space.
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