Design Ignites Change recognized with a MAKINGOODESIGN Award

Design Ignites Change was honored with a MAKINGOODESIGN Award, which recognizes organizations in New York City that design for social impact. The awards were celebrated at the 2nd annual Good-Maker Party on May 20th. The award recipients represented public art, design, and community revitalization efforts across the ...more ⇒

Corbin Hill Food Project Wins Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award

Design Ignites Change and AIGA are pleased to announce the recipient of the inaugural Sylvia Harris Citizen Design Award, Francis Carter (below) and his Corbin Hill Food Project. In his winning application, which carries a $10,000 prize, Carter proposes the expansion of CHFP, which aims to supply fresh vegetables and ...more ⇒

Join us for a panel in NYC: Mapping Impact

PLACE: School of Visual Arts, New York City, 136 West 21st Street, # 418F TIME: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. RSVP: Click here to register for free – tickets are limited Over the past decade there has been a great deal of funding and resources devoted to community-based design work—from architecture and urban ...more ⇒

Announcing the 2014 Educator Grant Winners

By bringing composting to Frederick, Maryland, and delivering more social services to a housing project in Milan, college students will be working hard in the 2014-15 academic year to give access to key amenities through design. The winners of the 2014 Educator Grant are making great strides towards breaking down the ...more ⇒

$1 Million Milestone Reached with the 2014-15 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship Winners

Yathrib Ragsdale mentors minority, first generation, college bound students. Myles Thompson educates his college campus about African American art and culture. And Kawing Ng manages a Meetup group called VolunteerNY to bring together people who share a common goal of giving back to the community. These talented and ...more ⇒