Blank Plate gears up for Season 2

Last month, 2011 Implementation Award winner Blank Plate was invited to participate in the “Communities of _____” exhibit at Parsons’ Aronson Galleries, which celebrated works at the intersection of design and community engagement. Visitors to the exhibit got the chance to experience up to six activities from ...more ⇒

Design and Disaster After Sandy

The Worldstudio Foundation office is located in lower Manhattan and today is our first day back here after the devastating hurricane last week. We were a bit inconvenienced to be without power for many days and access to convenient public transportation, but we were incredibly lucky because none of us were injured or ...more ⇒

Design Ignites Change and Worldstudio in print

The Design Activist’s Handbook, a fantastic book on socially conscious graphic design, was recently released. Worldstudio is honored to be represented in its pages, but even if we weren’t, we would definitely recommend this action-oriented design publication by Noah Scalin and Michelle Taute. The Design ...more ⇒

SEED Publication seeking submissions

There is a fantastic opportunity for Design Ignites Change projects: the Social Economic Environmental Design® (SEED) Network has issued a request for projects for possible inclusion in the new SEED Field Guide. The guide will feature the best practices of public interest design from all design disciplines that ...more ⇒

Tribute to Bill Moggridge

Even if you have never heard the name Bill Moggridge, his designs have impacted your life in a profound way. He designed the first laptop and was a pioneering figure in interaction design—an invention and a way of communicating that have greatly informed contemporary society. These designs are so deeply integrated ...more ⇒