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  1. Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change
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    Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change

    The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.04.14

  2. Bogobrush: A Green and Socially Minded Toothbrush
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    Bogobrush: A Green and Socially Minded Toothbrush

    Look and feel good with the Bogobrush. Beautifully designed and ecologically sound, the company will send the same high-quality brush to someone in need when purchased through their website. To...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.10.13

  3. Artist Tanya Aguiñiga’s Kits for the Formerly Homeless
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    Artist Tanya Aguiñiga’s Kits for the Formerly Homeless

    Our Dwell on Design artist-in-residence Tanya Aguiñiga spent all weekend on the show floor with her team of artisans, who, along with hundreds of show attendees, created move-in kits for the...

    written by: Erika Heet
    06.25.13

  4. What Do You See? With Kate Stohr of Architecture for Humanity
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    What Do You See? With Kate Stohr of Architecture for Humanity

    We've adored Architecture for Humanity's boots-on-the-ground brand of community building and do-gooder design since its inception. We had CEO Cameron Sinclair as our keynote speaker last year and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.20.13

  5. Green Local Nonprofit Q&A: ANEW
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    Green Local Nonprofit Q&A: ANEW

    At Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 23, on the Sustainable Design stage a trio of do-gooders will discuss their latest undertaking: building 15 LEED-certified libraries in Mexico, using donated...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.15.13

  6. Reclaim NYC

    Reclaim NYC

    Reclaim NYC invites you to its second exhibit and charity sale, Reclaim x2: design that's more than the sum of its parts, during New York Design Week 2013. As the city works to recover from...

    04.12.13

  7. Rebuilding in a Post-Katrina World with Sherry-Lea Botop
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    Rebuilding in a Post-Katrina World with Sherry-Lea Botop

    New Orleans native Sherry-Lea Botop found herself in a unique position in 2005: The non-profit activist was, like many of her community members, housed in a shelter with her family while Hurricane...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.14.13

  8. Product Spotlight: KAWS x Bern Watts Bicycle Helmet
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    Product Spotlight: KAWS x Bern Watts Bicycle Helmet

    Brave the streets (and promote bicycle safety!) with this limited edition helmet designed by New York-based artist Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, for Bern Unlimited.

    04.29.13

  9. Curro Claret’s T300 Piece
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    Curro Claret’s T300 Piece

    Barcelona-based designer Curro Claret made the Piece, an innovative metal bracket that can transform found materials into furniture, available for sale for the first time at Salone del Mobile.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.22.13

  10. Design Idea of the Week: Humanitarian Design
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    Design Idea of the Week: Humanitarian Design

    As we gear up for Earth Day, it is important to not only applaud the architects and designers who work to make the world a better place, but also those who improve the lives of humans inhabiting it...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.19.13

  11. Product Spotlight: Carpet of Life
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    Product Spotlight: Carpet of Life

    Using authentic crafting techniques handed down through generations, women from rural villages in the oasis of M’hamid El Ghizlane in the Sahara Desert transform cast-off textiles and donated...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    04.16.13

  12. Architecture for Humanity at Dwell On Design 2013
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    Architecture for Humanity at Dwell On Design 2013

    We are proud to announce that Architecture for Humanity will be onstage at Dwell on Design 2013 to discuss their ongoing commitment to community building.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.13

  13. Dwell on Design Artist-in-Residence: Tanya Aguiñiga
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    Dwell on Design Artist-in-Residence: Tanya Aguiñiga

    Furniture designer, craftsperson, and community activist Tanya Aguiñiga will be the artist-in-residence at Dwell on Design, bringing to the exhibition an artful, interactive process of providing...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.26.13

  14. Join Dwell for Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary Event
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    Join Dwell for Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary Event

    Dwell is pleased to announce our media sponsorship of Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary event, "Turning Silver into Green," happening February 13th, 2013 at SOMArts in San Francisco.

    01.23.13

  15. Call for Entries: 2013 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

    Call for Entries: 2013 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

    The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer...

    10.01.12

  16. Gifts For a Cause

    Gifts For a Cause

    As part of the marketing department, I'm constantly multitasking and discovering ways to be more purposeful about the things I do, in order to increase efficiency. It occurred to me that this...

    written by: Grace Yi
    12.08.10

  17. Women of Influence
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    Women of Influence

    We identify a cross-section of designers hard at work in every corner of society, from a Taiwanese graphic designer working in the New York headquarters of Pentagram, to the first female...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.17.12

  18. Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio is a documentary film on the late architect Samuel Mockbee and the educational design/build program known as the Rural Studio...

    12.29.11

  19. Local Fundraising
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    Local Fundraising

    Creative projects get a leg up and their word out at gatherings that serve donations with a side of social capital. Move over, Kickstarter. Across the country, philanthropy is getting personalized.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Vanessa Miller
    05.23.12

  20. Architecture for Humanity
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    Architecture for Humanity

    Two young Norwegians take a hands-on approach to do-good design with projects in remote Thailand, Bangkok, Sumatra, and beyond.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Pasi Aalto
    04.13.12

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