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Charity Ball
04.30.14

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.

Alexandra Lange
Lucia Eames, 1930-2014
04.08.14

An appreciation of Lucia Eames (1930-2014).

Paul Polak
An Open Letter to Larry Page
Alexandra Lange
Where We Work
10.21.13

A Kickstarter for co-working space Makeshift Society points to the light, space and tools creative freelancers need to be productive.

Rick Poynor
Career Prospects in the Pain Business
05.02.12

Freedom from Torture’s “torture recruitment ads deliver perfectly calculated moments of cognitive dissonance.

William Drenttel, and John Cary
Give the Gift of Design this Holiday Season
The Editors
Yves Béhar Wins Second INDEX Award
09.02.11

Yves Béhar Wins Second INDEX Award for VerBien (See Better to Learn Better).

Vera Sacchetti
Virtue Rewarded: Design and Social Innovation Prizes
07.21.10

Descriptions of nine awards programs that regularly give out $100,000 for design and social innovation projects.

Jonathan Schultz
One World Futbol
03.26.10

Report on One World Futbol produced by Hope Is a Game-Changer.

Julie Lasky
DesigNYC
02.01.10

DesigNYC is the latest grass-roots organization to match socially minded designers with nonprofits.

Aspen Editors
Aspen Design Summit Report: UNICEF Menstruation Challenge
11.30.09

At the Aspen Design Summit November 11–14, 2009, sponsored by AIGA and Winterhouse Institute, the UNICEF Menstruation Challenge Project proposed an “eco-system” whereby sanitary pads became a linchpin for local economic growth, for educational programs about health and hygiene and for research into materials that could be adapted to other countries.

Julie Lasky
88Bikes
10.30.09

Report on a foundation that distributes bicycles to children in the developing world.


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