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Awareness | 99% Invisible

Created: 13 Aug 2015

99% Invisible did a 20m piece on the AIDS Awareness ribbon last month. The ribbon was a project of an art collective, Visual AIDS. The story is well done and worth your time - and this is coming from the guy who hates "awareness." Source: Awareness | 99% Invisible By the late 1980s, AIDS had ...

Rethinking the Protest Sign

Created: 02 Jan 2013

Our friends at the Overpass Light Brigade use LED lights for a new take on an old tool in the activist arsenal.  The novelty of the technology involved is enough to garner attention from the media - and Fox News, no less. Our favorite part of their work?  They show you how to do it ...

Design with Intent Toolkit

Created: 27 Jan 2011

Design with Intent:101 Patterns for Influencing Behaviour Through Design All design influences our behaviour, but as designers we don't always consciously consider the power this gives us to help people, (and, sometimes, to manipulate them). There's a huge opportunity for design for ...

About Culture Push

Created: 19 Apr 2010

Culture Push is about hands-on learning, group problem solving, serious play and creating connections. The mission of Culture Push is to create a lively exchange of ideas between many different communities; artists and non-artists, professional practitioners and laypeople, across generations, ...

SFMOMA | OPEN SPACE » No More Posters! Let’s See Action!

Created: 31 Jul 2009

My specific point here is that it’s time for activist design to go further than simple commentary. Not that commentary can’t provoke change or discourse, but in an age where anyone with a laptop, a wireless connection, and a Facebook account can procure the figurative equivalent of 100 people ...

Design and the end of the world

Created: 05 Dec 2008

Comment from Irene Maui about JooYoun Paek's conceptual design/art works: I'm tired of reading and looking to design as Art, making people to be confused about it. Some people are just looking for fame, and not really thinking on giving creative answers. The world is about to explode, and we ...

Design Won't Save The World

Created: 08 Sep 2008

Yimmys ...