Author Archives: designyc

July 21, 2014

Core77 Design Awards: Congratulations to the CLIMB team!

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A huge congrats to Aki Ishida and Lynnette Widder, two of desigNYC’s collaborators on the CLIMB project last year. They were awarded a Professional Runner-Up in the Strategy & Research category for the Core77 Design Awards 2014 program. The Project Making… read more >

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April 29, 2014

Default & Field Office

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Founded: Default, 2006; Field Office, 2013
Project Participants: Anisa Suthayalai, Default; and Alex Ching, Field Office
desigNYC project: Fourth Arts Block: The Model Block

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April 22, 2014

Announcing MAKINGOODESIGN: Celebrating Design Activism!

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desigNYC is thrilled to announce our collaboration with Design With Benefits, a series of events during NYCxDESIGN called MAKINGOODESIGN. We created these events to celebrate the many amazing individuals and organizations using design for social good. We hope you can… read more >

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April 08, 2014

El Puente

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Founded: 1982
Location: Brooklyn
Cause: Health, Arts, Education

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April 08, 2014

Central Harlem Senior Citizens’ Centers Inc.

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Founded: 1973
Location: Harlem
Cause: Health, Senior Care

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April 08, 2014

Bard Prison Initiative

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Founded: 1999
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Education, Prison Justice

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April 08, 2014

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health

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Founded: 1992
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Health

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April 08, 2014

FoodFight

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Founded: 2010
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Health, Education

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April 08, 2014

Fourth Arts Block (FAB)

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Founded: 2001
Location: East Village
Cause: Arts, Neighborhood Revitalization

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April 08, 2014

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

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Founded: 1955
Location: Lower East Side
Cause: Health, Housing, Education

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April 08, 2014

GreenMapNYC.org

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Founded: 1992
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

Nostrand Park

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Founded: 2010
Location: Brooklyn
Cause: Arts, Neighborhood Preservation

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April 08, 2014

Weeksville

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Founded: 2005
Location: Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn
Cause: Education, Cultural Preservation

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April 08, 2014

FAB Alliance

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Founded: 2005
Location: Brooklyn
Cause: Neighborhood Revitalization

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April 08, 2014

Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation

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Founded: 1978
Location: Queens
Cause: Neighborhood Revitalization

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April 08, 2014

PlayHarvest

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Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Education, Health, Environment

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April 08, 2014

New Destiny Housing Corporation

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Founded: 1994
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Housing, Human Services

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April 08, 2014

Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union

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Founded: 1988
Location: Lower East Side and Central Harlem
Cause: Financial Services

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April 08, 2014

Lower East Side Business Improvement District

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Founded: 1992
Location: Lower East Side
Cause: Human Services, Neighborhood Revitalization

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April 08, 2014

Gowanus Canal Conservancy

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Founded: 2006
Location: Gowanus, Brooklyn
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

Fort Greene Strategic Neighborhood Action

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Founded: 1996
Location: Brooklyn
Cause: Education, Social Justice

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April 08, 2014

Safe Horizon

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Founded: 1978
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Human Services, Victim Assistance

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April 08, 2014

OpenPlans Transportation

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Founded: 1999
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Transportation, City Planning, Technology

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April 08, 2014

NY Designs

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Location: Queens
Cause: Design, Education

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April 08, 2014

Lower East Side Ecology Center

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Founded: 1987
Location: Lower East Side
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

Compost for Brooklyn

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Founded: 2010
Location: Brooklyn
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

Clemente Soto Velez Center

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Founded: 1993
Location: Lower East Side
Cause: Education, Arts

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April 08, 2014

New Economy Project (formerly NEDAP)

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Founded: 1995
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Human Services, Education, Economic Justice

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April 08, 2014

NY Sun Works

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Founded: 2003
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Environment, Education

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April 08, 2014

PortSide New York

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Founded: 2005
Location: Red Hook
Cause: Environment, Waterfront Advocacy

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April 08, 2014

Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation

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Founded: 1978
Location: Gowanus, Brooklyn
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

ioby

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Founded: 2010
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Arts

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April 08, 2014

GreenHomeNYC

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Founded: 2002
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Environment

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April 08, 2014

Fordham Bedford Housing Corp.

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Founded: 1978
Location: Bronx
Cause: Housing

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April 08, 2014

CAMBA

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Founded: 1977
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Housing, Human Services

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April 08, 2014

Palladia, Inc.

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Founded: 1970
Location: All Burroughs
Cause: Housing, Health, Human Services

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April 08, 2014

Bronx River Alliance

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Founded: 2001
Location: Bronx
Cause: Environment, Education

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April 08, 2014

Added Value

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Founded: 2000
Location: Red Hook
Cause: Environment, Food Justice, Youth Empowerment

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April 08, 2014

Enterprise Community Partners

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Founded: 1982
Location: All Boroughs
Cause: Housing

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April 08, 2014

Rachel Crawford

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Executive Director, desigNYC

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April 08, 2014

AB Architekten

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Founded: 2010
Project Participants: Matthias Altwicker AIA, LEED AP, Jamie Abrego, Anthony Gerakos, Natalie Jaggernauth, Matthew Torres, Nisha Mary Prasad
desigNYC project: FAB Alliance Vision Plan

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April 08, 2014

590BC Architecture and Design

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Founded: 2010
Project Participants: Bronwyn Breitner and Luigi Ciaccia
desigNYC project: PortSide BoatBox

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April 08, 2014

Aki Ishida and Lynnette Widder

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Founded: 2012
Project Participants: Aki Ishida, Lynnette Widder, Catherine Cieslewicz, Carolina Cohen Freue, Adrienne Milner
desigNYC project: CLIMB

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April 08, 2014

Alison Duncan Design: Landscape Architecture + Urbanism, PLLC

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Founded: 2011
Project Participants: Alison Duncan, Metplantscapes
desigNYC project: CHSCC

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April 08, 2014

Andre Kikoski Architect

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Founded: 2003
Project Participants: Andre Kikoski & Alan Fee
desigNYC project: Aegis / Palladia

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April 08, 2014

Balmori Associates

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Founded: 1990
Project Participants: Diana Balmori and Noemie Lafaurie-Debany
desigNYC project: Broadway Mall

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April 08, 2014

Claire Taylor Hansen

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Founded: 2010
Project Participants: Claire Taylor Hansen
desigNYC project: NY Sunworks

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April 08, 2014

d/b/a designbuild

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Founded: 2010
Project Participants: Steve Hoffman & Chris Marcoux, principals; with Colin Campbell, Alyssa Taylor, Travis Fyfe, Jose Casimiro
desigNYC project: LES PFCU

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April 08, 2014

dub Studios

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Founded: 2005
Project Participants: Michael Piper, Natalya Kashper, Joe Hodler, Alexander Watchman
desigNYC project: LES BID

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April 08, 2014

EOA | Elmslie Osler Architect

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Founded: 1996
Project Participants: Robin Osler: Principal; Chris Shelley, Project Designer
desigNYC project: New Destiny

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April 08, 2014

Felix Sockwell

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Founded: 1999
Project Participants: Felix Sockwell
desigNYC project: Bronx River Alliance

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April 08, 2014

FG Design Studio

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Founded: 2008
Project Participants: Farzana Gandhi, Daniel Horn and Eiman Alsakha
desigNYC project: El Puente

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April 08, 2014

Gabriele Wilson Design

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Founded: 2006
Project Participants: Gabriele Wilson, Gelsey Maslanka, Donna Chung
desigNYC project: FoodFight

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April 08, 2014

Incorporated

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Founded: 2006
Project Participants: INC Architecture & Design PLLC
desigNYC project: SNAP

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April 08, 2014

Jeffrey Garofalo Design

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Founded: 2009
Project Participants: Jeffrey Garofalo
desigNYC project: Envirolution

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April 08, 2014

Karen Greenberg

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Founded: 2007
Project Participants: Karen Greenberg
desigNYC project: Compost for Brooklyn

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April 08, 2014

Language Dept.

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Founded: 2009
Project Participants: Tanya Quick, Jenn Cash, Lizania Cruz, Urcella Di Pietro
desigNYC project: Educating Tomorrow

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April 08, 2014

Mapos LLC

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Founded: 2008
Project Participants: Colin Brice, Anthony Chan, Xinyeng Chen
desigNYC project: FAB Alliance Vision Plan

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April 08, 2014

Matiz Architecture & Design

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Founded: 2002
Project Participants: Sara Matiz, Juan Matiz, Simone Polga
desigNYC project: Weeksville Heritage Center

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April 08, 2014

Moorhead & Moorhead

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Founded: 2000
Project Participants: Granger Moorhead, Robert Moorhead
desigNYC project: PlayHarvest’s Waterworks!

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April 08, 2014

OTTO NY

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Founded: 2008
Project Participants: David Kohler, Chris Yun, Hope Kohler-Pinto
desigNYC project: GreenMapNYC.org

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April 08, 2014

PS New York

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Founded: 2004
Project Participants: Penny Hardy, Carren Petrosyan
desigNYC project: Bard Prison Initiative

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April 08, 2014

Remake

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Founded: 2004
Project Participants: Michael Dyer
desigNYC project: NYDesigns

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April 08, 2014

Robin Key Landscape Architecture

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Founded: 1987
Project Participants: Robin Key, Gareth Mahon, Erin Moriarty, Bronwyn Gropp
desigNYC project: Serviam Gardens

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April 08, 2014

Reboot

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Founded: 2010
Project Participants: Panthea Lee, Patrick Ainslie, Mollie Ruskin, Jeremy Canfield, Beth Dunlap
desigNYC project: Safe Horizon

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April 08, 2014

Studio Kudos

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Founded: 2008
Project Participants: John Kudos, Kiki Katahira
desigNYC project: Clemente Soto & 2013 Fall Exhibition

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April 08, 2014

TODA

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Founded: 1999
Project Participants: Marcos Chavez, Melissa Showalter, Stine Nielsen, Hua Shu, Sophie Shalenberg, Fernanda Martins, Mona Khaouli
desigNYC project: Added Value, Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

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April 08, 2014

Wire Media

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Founded: 2002
Project Participants: Marcy Rye, Leslie Cain, Amanda Konopko, Elektra Rose
desigNYC project: Nostrand Park

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April 08, 2014

WSDIA | WeShouldDoItAll

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Founded: 2004
Project Participants: Sarah Nelson Jackson & Jonathan Jackson
desigNYC project: Arthur Ashe Institute

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April 08, 2014

youarethecity

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Founded: 2008
Project Participants: Kaja Kühl with Dan Dobson, Vanessa Espaillat, Sagi Golan and Kevin Lê (Collaborators)
desigNYC project: CLIMB

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April 08, 2014

Community>Volunteers, Interns & Fellows

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April 08, 2014

Community>Sponsors & In-Kind Donors

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April 08, 2014

Community -> Judges & Advisors

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April 07, 2014

Edwin Schlossberg

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Co-Founder and Board President, desigNYC; President and Principal Designer, ESI Design

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April 06, 2014

Michelle Mullineaux

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Co-Founder and Secretary, desigNYC; Vice President, Marketing, Blue State Digital

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April 05, 2014

Wendy Goodman

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Co-Founder, desigNYC; Design Editor, New York Magazine

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April 04, 2014

Deborah Berke

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Co-Founder, desigNYC; Partner,
Deborah Berke Partners

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April 03, 2014

Allan Forrest

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Treasurer, desigNYC;
CFO, Goldman Sachs, Services Division

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April 02, 2014

Mike Strohl

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Board of Directors, desigNYC;
Founder, Strohl & Company PR

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April 01, 2014

Jim Druckman

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Board of Directors, desigNYC;
President, New York Design Center

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March 10, 2014

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

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Helping residents of the LES understand climate change. read more >

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March 10, 2014

Union Settlement

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Renovating three multi-use classrooms to inspire students and educators. read more >

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March 10, 2014

City Health Works

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Giving health coaches better materials to help patients in East Harlem manage their diabetes. read more >

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March 10, 2014

Just Food

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Designing a new identity to support Just Food through its next stage of growth. read more >

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March 10, 2014

Fifth Avenue Committee

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Making more functional, fun outdoor space in Red Hook. read more >

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February 09, 2014

desigNYC Announces 2014 Projects!

Seven Extraordinary Nonprofits paired with Pro Bono Design Professionals working to Improve the Lives of New Yorkers

New York, NY—February 12, 2014— For the fifth consecutive year, desigNYC (www.designyc.org), announces a new group of project collaborations between nonprofits and… read more >

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October 25, 2013

Our 2014 call for entries is open!

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desigNYC believes that design plays a crucial role in developing societal resiliency – by building stronger community networks, stronger nonprofits, and better ways to connect and bounce back in the wake of disasters and disruptions. We’re now… read more >

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October 22, 2013

El Puente project featured in Urban Omnibus

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Congratulations to designers Farzana Ghandi and Pablo Delcán, along with the whole El Puente team for the fabulous Urban Omnibus article about their El Timbiriche mobile wellness unit! Read the whole article here.

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October 09, 2013

desigNYC Exhibition opening is SOLD OUT!

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Our annual exhibition party next week is sold out! If you missed out on tickets, or couldn’t make it but still want to donate, please visit the page for our Annual Fund and help get that number to creep… read more >

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September 12, 2013

desigNYC featured in Interiors & Sources Magazine

Read about desigNYC, Public Architecture’s The 1%, and other pro bono design and architecture happening around the country this month in Interiors & Sources Magazine.

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August 13, 2013

desigNYC featured on Design With Benefits!

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We need your support! Vote for us on the top of ethical design site www.DesignWithBenefits.com. Each month a new winning project receives a percentage of the site’s profits. Please support desigNYC by visiting the site and vote on the… read more >

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June 21, 2013

LES credit union opens in alphabet city

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desigNYC Completes the Renovation of the Lobby and Work Spaces at the
Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union
Collaborative Project Designed by Bernheimer Architecture and d/b/A design-build


desigNYC, (www.designyc.org), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the… read more >

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June 12, 2013

Join us to the IMPACT NY benefit party!

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IMPACT NY’s COMPETITION RESULTS WILL BE REVEALED ON JUNE 26, 2013

Conceived as a new collaboration between IIDA NY and desigNYC to enhance the value of pro bono design in our city, IMPACT NY new competition is a unique… read more >

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May 29, 2013

Hike the Heights and think! SAT JUNE 1st

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Come join desigNYC’s CLIMB (City Life is Moving Bodies) for its annual walk in Upper Manhattan’s parks this SAT JUNE 1, 10-1PM. CLIMB, a community organization led by Columbia Mailman School of Public Health’s professor Mindy Love was paired… read more >

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May 17, 2013

WE are BOLD

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Welovebold features executive director Laetitia Wolff in their latest SIR section, Social Innovation Rockstars.
Sharing the good news with all of you desigNYC rockstars!

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May 17, 2013

We are BOLD

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Welovebold features El Puente project, a mobile cart for medicinal plants and alternative medicine serving the Latino South Williamsburg neighborhood. The team will present on Saturday May 18 at Wanted Design. Congrats!

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May 09, 2013

desigNYC presents Design Empathy, May 18

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Please join us at Wanted Design, during design week and NYCXDESIGN, Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:30-7PM
We are hosted by Wanted Design, Terminal Warehouse, 11th Ave & 27th Street, The Tunnel, Grimshaw Conference Room
4:30-6pm Talks; 6-7pm Cocktails… read more >

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May 01, 2013

NYCXDESIGN

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desigNYC is proud to be part of the New York City Council’s design week initiative, launching next weekend. Ed Schlossberg and Michelle Mullineaux of ESI Design have been sitting on the steering and branding committee, Laetitia Wolff on the community… read more >

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April 29, 2013

desigNYC part of “EmpathiCITY, Making our City Together”

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The EmpathiCITY project included a selection of desigNYC’s “Recharging Communities” fall exhibition case studies. Last March 2013 Saint-Etienne Cité du design, under the auspices of the City of Saint-Etienne and Saint-Etienne Métropole, announces the opening of “EmpathiCITY, Making our City Together,” co-curated… read more >

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