Archive for the ‘Non-profit design’ Category

Free lecture

01May08

Design for the other 90% was an exhibition held at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York and explored the design innovations targetting the 90% of the world’s population who do not have access to most of the products and services we take for granted. The curator of the exhibition is in Australia and is […]


The Anti-Advertising Agency uses tools and techniques of the ad industry to question the effect of advertising in public space. One of their current projects is raising money to “free” creatives from the clutches of advertising agencies so that they may use their creative powers for good instead of evil. Link> They have stickers and […]


The Hippo Roller is a simple rolling barrel device makes the task of fetching water easier for the millions of people in the world that can’t just turn on a tap. The project is being helped along by Project H Design, a charitable organisation “that supports, inspires, and delivers life-improving humanitarian product design solutions”. They […]


Idealist mashup

01Mar08

Idealist.org is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives. They have introduced me to Net Squared, an organisation with a mission is to spur responsible adoption of social web tools […]


2wice

01Mar08

2wice is a magazine published by the 2wice Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supports art, film, dance, and performance through its publications, grants and charitable gifts. The mission of the Foundation is to document, promote, and celebrate performance and photography through its publishing and philanthropic activities. Link >  


Good Magazine has a list of organisations that are raising funds by the sale of t-shirts. There are a variety of charities listed, but the first one is the one that caught my eye. The t-shirt costs $425 which will go toward buying a water meter for poor Alabama residents, a state in the US […]


El Tiempo is Columbia’s main newspaper. On February 4 of this year they showed solidarity with people marching against the terrorist group FARC by printing their entire front page backwards. The caption reads “Turning your back on the problem won’t make it go away. Join the march today.” Note also how each of the people […]



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