Best of 2013: The Top Nine Public Interest Design Milestones
Building on our review of PublicInterestDesign.org’s 2013 predictions for the public interest design field, today we’re highlighting the milestones from this past year. The list looks beyond individual design projects and instead toward initiatives with far-reaching consequences for the field—and, in some cases, the world.
A Look Back at our Public Interest Design Predictions for 2013
For PublicInterestDesign.org’s third annual year in review series, we’re chronicling initiatives shaping the field of public interest design. As was the case in previous years, this is not an exercise in trend-spotting, but instead a meditation initiatives poised to advance a growing field at the intersection of design and social change.
The Global Public Interest Design 100
Around the world, a growing movement at the intersection of design and social change is taking hold. This work takes many forms as well as many names, but finds common ground in service of others. Think life-saving products, dignifying environments and places, and more efficient processes, services, and systems—all designed or redesigned for the betterment of all.