Infographic: 100 Leaders in Public Interest Design Infographic: 100 Leaders in Public Interest Design
Infographic: 100 Leaders in Public Interest Design
There is a growing movement afoot in design. It has assumed many names over the years, all of which emphasize the public good and the engagement of too-often marginalized voices. Of late, we've seen life-saving products, more dignifying environments, and more efficient systems, all designed for the betterment of all.
The private, public, and social sectors have taken notice—evidenced in this year's Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) focused on the theme of "Designing for Impact," for example. Across these sectors and the design field itself, a new, increasingly-networked constellation of leaders is emerging. Many are architects and designers, yes, but they are also crucial communicators, connectors, educators, and funders.
PublicInterestDesign.org in association with research partner, the University of Minnesota College of Design, and funding partner, Tandus Flooring, have joined forces for this special "Public Interest Design 100." This first-of-its-kind list profiles 10 individuals or teams in each of 10 categories contributing to design for the public good here in the United States (a subsequent infographic will look internationally).
Lists of this sort are inherently imperfect and subjective as well as far more representative than comprehensive. We understand and emphasize that. But they are also valuable, even crucial to seeing beyond the precious few people known within the field and beyond.
Skateboarding Is Helping Kids Stay Kids A Little Longer In Afghanistan Skateistan offers education, safety, and fun for Afghanistan’s youth “I feel so happy when I can skate with my friends”
How Much Would You Pay For This Collection Of Just Five ‘Perfect’ Potato Chips? They’re the most expensive in the world, and judging from the ingredient list and packaging, it’s easy to see why.
Why Isn’t There A Cure For Cancer? The answer is complicated, but not too complicated for an infographic
Brewers Recreate A 2500-Year-Old-Beer Found In A Tomb It was discovered at a German grave site
Victor Lockhart Explains What It Means To Be Non Binary ‘Gender is what you feel, not what your parts are.’
Too Much Candy Can Actually Kill You – Here’s How Much It Takes How to avoid finding yourself in a “Fun Size” coffin
Skateboarding Is Helping Kids Stay Kids A Little Longer In Afghanistan How Much Would You Pay For This Collection Of Just Five ‘Perfect’ Potato Chips? Why Isn’t There A Cure For Cancer? Brewers Recreate A 2500-Year-Old-Beer Found In A Tomb Victor Lockhart Explains What It Means To Be Non Binary Too Much Candy Can Actually Kill You – Here’s How Much It Takes Hillary Clinton Could Not Have Picked A Better Spot For Her Election Night Party Denmark’s Socialist Party Reminds Americans Abroad To Vote Good Advice: Don’t Give Up On Gun Control This Golf Trick Shot Is So Smooth, People Think It’s Been Faked College Players Hit Back-To-Back Half-Court Shots, Winning Free Tution For Students How To Stop The Dakota Access Pipeline With Sacred Corn
The GOOD 100 Meet the remarkable individuals tackling pressing global issues today. The GOOD Guide to Recycling The objects we discard aren’t trash. They’re a resource. The Local Globalists Meet 17 innovators who are changing our future for the better. Project Literacy Building partnerships for a more literate future.