8 Design Thinkers Make The Purpose Economy 100

In anticipation of the forthcoming book The Purpose Economy by Taproot founder and Imperative CEO Aaron Hurst, The Purpose Economy 100–resembling our Public Interest Design 100–was released yesterday. Compiling 100 “disruptive innovators, policy-setters, taste-makers and researchers” through a national nomination process, we were delighted to see 8 design, architecture, and community pioneers (individuals and pairs)(…)

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Book: Make Space

Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration is a new book based on the work at the Stanford University d.school and its Environments Collaborative Initiative, co-authored by Scott Doorley and Scott Witthoft. The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford, affectionately known as the d.school, was founded in the School of Engineering(…)

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Stanford receives $150M gift to alleviate poverty

Not sure how we missed this last month, but the Stanford Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift to launch the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, known as “SEED.” The new Institute seeks “to stimulate, develop, and disseminate research and innovations that enable entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders to alleviate poverty(…)

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