Tag Archives: social impact

Design NYC

improves the lives of New Yorkers through the power of design. DesigNYC is a platform that demonstrates the value of design through action. We connect civic-minded designers with extraordinary nonprofits serving the public good. We reveal our impact through great storytelling. Our focus is local. Our approach is multi-disciplinary. Our process is participatory, and community-centric.


Occupy thyself

Occupy Designvisual tools for the 99 percent infographics

thank you Ally C. for sharing!

Occupy together – make a better poster!


Lincoln Center through October 23. Highly recommended!
IBM’s THINK exhibit shares a narrative about how we can improve the way we live and work. Data wall, film and interactive experience, featuring design from print through interactive.
Also, see 100 icons of progress.
Data Wall

Data Wall

Immersive film

Followed by an interactive experiece

Gil exploring @interactive experience

Illustrated visuals bridge film and interactive experience

Designers (re)action

Reacting to current events, visual commentary following devastating events in Japan, is posted everywhere. Click to help. Design to help.
My thoughts are with friends back in Japan and their families.

Delphine Perrot
Delphine Perrot via DeZeen

W + K Studio

W + K Studio via DeZeen

Mike Perry Studio
Mike Perry Studio via  email

More posters via Rene Wanner’s Poster page

Be Careful to Take Risks

With another (busy) semester ahead, I was contemplating about my ability to dedicate time to Room357. But, after a long silent break, we’re back.
As always, any contribution will be happily posted!
Happy spring semester!

Bruce Mau Design sharing An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth.

A great opportunity to be reminded of the Massive Change exhibition by Bruce Mau Design and the Institute Without Boundaries.

8 Lessons for Creating Social Impact

Excellent points shared by Robert Fabricant VP of Creative at frog design NY.

Since it’s summer (AKA much free time) you might want to browse through excellent design reading resources from Fast Company’s experts design blogs.