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Gain: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference

AIGA has announced the theme of its annual “Gain” conference, to focus on the social value of design. This year’s conference will take place October 9-10, 2012, in San Francisco. The conference boasts an impressive roster of speakers, including, among others: Patrice Martin, Co-lead & Creative Director of IDEO.org; Emily Pilloton, Founder & Executive Director(…)


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GOOD: “The Symbol of Public-Interest Design”

In his latest piece for GOOD, “How a Rwandan Hospital Became the Symbol of Public-Interest Design,” our own John Cary tells the story of MASS Design Group–newly-crowned winner of the 2012 Designer of the Year award from Contract Magazine–and its extraordinary Butaro Hospital. More than the hospital or its designers, the piece covers several major(…)


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GOOD: "The Symbol of Public-Interest Design"

In his latest piece for GOOD, “How a Rwandan Hospital Became the Symbol of Public-Interest Design,” our own John Cary tells the story of MASS Design Group–newly-crowned winner of the 2012 Designer of the Year award from Contract Magazine–and its extraordinary Butaro Hospital. More than the hospital or its designers, the piece covers several major(…)


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Yale to host next Public Interest Design Institute

The Yale School of Architecture in New Haven, Conn., will host the third Public Interest Design Institute (PIDI) training program, to take place Friday and Saturday, January 13-14, 2012. Made possible by support from the Surdna Foundation and the The Architectural League of New York, this session will include speakers such as Beyond Shelter author(…)


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Kickstarter campaign launched for “Studio H” film

PublicInterestDesign.org has profiled Studio H, the brainchild of Project H Design, here multiple times, but words and images alone cannot do their work justice. Thankfully, acclaimed filmmakers Christine O’Malley and Patrick Creadon of O’Malley Creadon Productions–along with award-winning producer Neal Baer–are bringing the good work of Studio H to life on the big screen. The(…)


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Kickstarter campaign launched for "Studio H" film

PublicInterestDesign.org has profiled Studio H, the brainchild of Project H Design, here multiple times, but words and images alone cannot do their work justice. Thankfully, acclaimed filmmakers Christine O’Malley and Patrick Creadon of O’Malley Creadon Productions–along with award-winning producer Neal Baer–are bringing the good work of Studio H to life on the big screen. The(…)


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NEA Announces $475,000 in Design Grants

We round out another Friday with news from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the announcement of $475,000 in new design grants. The 20 grantees were among those that applied to the NEA’s March 2011 cycle, and were then approved by the National Arts Council in recent weeks. Among other grantees were public interest(…)


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Upcoming Studio H exhibition in Portland, OR

The good work of Project H, specifically its high school design/build program, Studio H, will be the subject of a special exhibition opening later this month at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Ore. This exhibition asks viewers to reflect on how that process can teach the next generation of designers to transform the(…)


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New Studio H market profiled by Fast Company

Studio H–the brainchild of partners Emily Pilloton and Matt Miller of Project H Design–won some hard-earned coverage from Fast Company yesterday, with its article titled “High School Students Build A Farmer’s Market in a Food Desert.” That’s right: high school students. Over the course of the academic year, a group of students (profiled here previously)(…)


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