Autodesk Gallery

Join PUBLIC Journal Launch Party on Nov 5th

To celebrate publication’s third issue, PUBLIC Journal has partnered with the Autodesk Foundation and Native Trails to host a celebratory evening at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco. Along with dinner, drinks, and a plethora of impact designers, the evening will culminate around a panel discussion on the future of product design for social good. The(…)


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D-Rev’s Krista Donaldson on “Design Gone Good”

At Autodesk ‘Design Night’ on September 4th, 2014, D-Rev’s CEO Krista Donaldson gave a brilliant presentation on “Design Gone Good” to a sold out crowd in the Autodesk Gallery. In this video, she illustrates how design can truly make a difference in people’s lives around the world. Using examples from D-Rev’s work in India, she explains(…)


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Join Autodesk "Design Gone Good" Night Sep 4th

Located in Autodesk‘s San Francisco office overlooking the Bay Bridge, the Autodesk Gallery hosts ‘Design Night‘ each first Thursday of the month to explore how tech is transforming different industries. On the evening of September 4th, 2014, the event will focus on impact designers and projects under the banner “Design Gone Good.” Along with an interactive design(…)


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Autodesk Gallery PID Exhibition at TED

We are thrilled to have our Autodesk Gallery exhibition, Public Interest Design: Products, Places, & Processes, on display this week at the 2013 TED Conference in Long Beach, Calif. The exhibition, guest-curated by our own John Cary and journalist Courtney E. Martin–in association with Autodesk Gallery team members Jason Medal-Katz, Matthew Tierney, and Roddy Wykes,(…)


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Novogratz: “Dignity, Not Dependence”

Jacqueline Novogratz, the acclaimed founder & CEO of Acumen Fund, a pioneer in social impact investing, took to the pages of The Huffington Post yesterday to talk about her recent travel and ongoing work with d.light. A social enterprise that spun out of the Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability program at the Stanford d.school, d.light(…)


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Novogratz: "Dignity, Not Dependence"

Jacqueline Novogratz, the acclaimed founder & CEO of Acumen Fund, a pioneer in social impact investing, took to the pages of The Huffington Post yesterday to talk about her recent travel and ongoing work with d.light. A social enterprise that spun out of the Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability program at the Stanford d.school, d.light(…)


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Architizer: 2012 Top 10 PID Milestones

On Wednesday, we published the second in a three-part series of “year end” pieces on Architizer, our “Top 10 Public Interest Design Milestones of 2012.” The list looks beyond individual design projects and instead toward initiatives with far-reaching consequences for the field—and, in some cases, the world. 1. Architectural Record Publishes “Building for Social Change”(…)


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Home for Good

As profiled here yesterday, in Co.Exist‘s coverage of our new exhibition at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco, and in the exhibition itself, Home for Good is a remarkable example of process or systems design. An initiative of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the L.A. Chamber of Commerce, “the goal is to(…)


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Co.Exist: Designing for More than Just Looks

Yesterday, Fast Company‘s Co.Exist publication offered up a piece and graphic slideshow, titled “Designing For More Than Just Looks: Inside Public Interest Design.” It showcases our new Autodesk Gallery exhibition as “product design and architecture that solves broader social and environmental problems.” As the title of the exhibition–Public Interest Design: Products, Places, & Processes–explains, there(…)


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