Collection by Olivia Martin

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. We celebrate five designs changing the lives of people in need.

For more do-good design, read about the Carpet of Life, an organization supporting Moroccan women.

Luci Solar Lantern This solar lantern debuted at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.
ColaLife AidPods ColaLife was inspired by three observations: You can buy Coca-Cola almost anywhere in the world; in...
Pot-in-Pot Nigerian teacher Mohammed Bah Abba invented an inexpensive and easy Pot-in-Pot cooling device to help...
BioLite HomeStove An ultraclean burning stove designed to replace the open fires used by three billion people...
LifeStraw The LifeStraw, from disease control company VesterGaard Frandsen, is a water-purification straw that filters...
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