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Project H and need-based design

July 26, 2011

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“We’re not designing objects, we’re designing tools. And so, the ultimate goal is to design something that can empower someone to do something else. Something that enables.” –Emily Pilloton, founder and executive director of Project H Design I must say: Emily Pilloton inspires me. I found out about her nonprofit, Project H Design, several weeks after […]

4 posters for art and social change

July 24, 2011

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In truth, any social justice poster is an example of art for social change. Do you have a favorite? Leave your comment below! Subscribe to Designing Change by Email Subscribe in a reader

Seeing change

July 22, 2011

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“The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you can alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change the world.”-James Baldwin How has art transformed how you see the world? Leave your comment below! Subscribe to Designing Change by Email Subscribe in a reader

A design manifesto

July 20, 2011

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Let’s face it: to fix the problems in today’s world, we need creative solutions. The revolution cannot be fought alone: it is a collective struggle. As we fight the institutions of racism, patriarchy, class-based oppression, and environmental injustice, our skills as artists, designers, and creative doers are indispensable to the movement. It is up to us […]