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.

Alexandra Lange
Lucia Eames, 1930-2014
Paul Polak
An Open Letter to Larry Page
Alexandra Lange
Where We Work

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

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

Tax-deductible gifts for the holiday season: they feel good for the giver, meaningful for the recipient, and provide crucial support for hardworking nonprofits on the ground.

The Editors
Yves BĂ©har Wins Second INDEX Award

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

Vera Sacchetti
Virtue Rewarded: Design and Social Innovation Prizes

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

Jonathan Schultz
One World Futbol

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

Julie Lasky

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

Aspen Editors
Aspen Design Summit Report: UNICEF Menstruation Challenge

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

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

Creative Opportunities
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