July 21, 2020

Core77 Design Awards: Congratulations to the CLIMB team!

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 22, 2020

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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February 09, 2021

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, 2020

Our 2014 call for entries is open!

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, 2020

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, 2020

desigNYC Exhibition opening is SOLD OUT!

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, 2020

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, 2020

desigNYC featured on Design With Benefits!

Design With Benefits Homepage

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, 2020

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, 2020

Join us to the IMPACT NY benefit party!

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IMPACT NY’s COMPETITION RESULTS WILL BE REVEALED ON JUNE 26, 2020

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, 2020

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, 2020

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, 2020

We are BOLD

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, 2020

desigNYC presents Design Empathy, May 18

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, 2020

NYCXDESIGN

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, 2020

desigNYC part of “EmpathiCITY, Making our City Together”

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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April 29, 2020

desigNYC & IIDA NY present the IMPACT NY

IIDA and desigNYC Present IMPACT NY 2013
A New Design Competition Calls for Concepts for a Treatment Center in West Harlem

New York, May 1, 2020 – The International Interior Design Association New York Chapter (www.iidany.org), and… read more >

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April 29, 2020

desigNYC tent #72 at IDEAS CITY, May 4, 2020

desigNYC exhibit+workshop+design talks
desigNYC will be included in the New Museum Ideas City StreetFest festival. Located in tent#72, on Chrystie Street right below Houston, we will be presenting a selection of recent and current projects based in and around the Lower… read more >

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April 03, 2020

Communications Summer Internship open

COMMUNICATIONS SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2013

desigNYC is looking for a dynamic, self-starter, design-savvy, visual and well-spoken, to help create and implement an outreach and messaging strategy across multiple platforms to engage multiple audiences–the desigNYC community, New Yorkers, the media… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Announcing the desigNYC Lab

NEWS RELEASE: We are excited to be launching our new desigNYC Lab program, starting with three nonprofit organizations, hand-picked amongst our applicants. This workshop will be a hands-on, highly interactive experience focused on developing a strategic framework to help these… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Aegis Children Room in Real Estate Weekly

Construction & Design, Weekly, January 2, 2021
Design team gives young victims bright, new facility

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March 27, 2020

Aegis Children’s rooms in Interior Design

Interior Design Magazine Big 100, March 2013

Andre Kikoski’s children play rooms designed at Aegis, an emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors managed by Palladia is #61 in the Big Ideas issue, which features 100 outstanding projects and products in… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Anderson Residence in New York Magazine

Space of the Week: Design Within Reach
featured in New York Magazine

Nonprofit desigNYC helps transform a low-income housing complex in the Bronx
By Wendy Goodman

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March 27, 2020

Anderson Residence Community Rooms now completed

NEWS RELEASE
New Destiny Housing Opens The Anderson for Low-Income Families and Domestic Violence Survivors
After four years of hard work, the doors at New Destiny Housing’s newly constructed project at The Anderson are open. Built and designed with the… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Aegis Children’s Rooms Now Open for Play

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for Survivors of Domestic Violence

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January 23, 2021

Announcing desigNYC 2013 new teams!

desigNYC Announces 2013 “Healthy Communities” Projects

Pairing Eight Extraordinary Nonprofits with Pro Bono Design Professionals to Improve the Lives of New Yorkers

And Launches desigNYClab, a New Service for the Nonprofit Community

New York, NY—January 22, 2013 – desigNYC (www.designyc.org),… read more >

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November 14, 2020

Announcing desigNYC 2013 Jury+Advisors

Our fantastic 2013 jury, chaired by Lisa Green of Selldorf Architects, includes a roster of talented and passionate designers, architects and nonprofit and civic leaders.

As of January, we are pleased to update this list with a few more amazing… read more >

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November 05, 2020

desigNYC after Sandy: Extended Deadline NOV 14

A message to all desigNYCitizens,
We hope you’re all recovering slowly but surely from the recent events and today we are sending our warmest thoughts to all New Yorkers, and in particular to our friends working on a masterplan… read more >

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October 10, 2020

desigNYC October 23 training workshop

Get the inside scoop on producing effective projects with a nonprofit organization. Join desigNYC and some of its recent participants for hands-on workshops, right on time for our upcoming Call for Nonprofit Projects and Call for ProBono Services– deadlineread more >

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October 10, 2020

desigNYC Exhibit Guided Tours

Join Laetitia Wolff, Executive Director of desigNYC along with past and current team members, designers and nonprofit leaders for a lunchtime/after hour guided tour of our exhibit, hosted by GD Cucine, 227 West 17th Street, a high-end Italian kitchen showroom… read more >

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October 10, 2020

2013 desigNYC Call for Projects+Services is open now, themed Healthy Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY, October 3, 2011—Today desigNYC announced its 2012 Call for Nonprofit Projects and Pro Bono Designers. Launched in 2009, desigNYC is recruiting for its 4th round of project collaborations connecting extraordinary nonprofit organizations with talented… read more >

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October 09, 2020

MasterPlans/MasterMinds, THURS OCT 11, 6-8PM

desigNYC presents two of New York’s most fast-changing urban landscapes, downtown Brooklyn and Far Rockaway in a presentation by designers Tricia Martin and Matthias Altwhicker and Colin Brice. read more >

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October 09, 2020

desigNYC in The Atlantic

Want to know all about desigNYC? Read Steve Heller’s story in The Atlantic, a thorough profile of our organization, its current exhibit and upcoming call for project, Nov. 1st is the deadline.

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October 01, 2020

desigNYC 2012 Exhibit listed in Core77

Recharging Communities exhibition is opening this Wed. Oct. 3, thanks to Core77 and AN blog for the shout out this week! read more >

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September 24, 2020

desigNYC Annual Exhibition Party Wed. Oct. 3, 2012

desigNYC Announces Recharging Communities, an Exhibition of 15 Extraordinary Collaborations between nonprofits and designers improving lives of New Yorkers. Opening Wednesday October 3, 2020 at GD Cucine, and on view through October 15, 2012. read more >

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June 28, 2020

The NYChair Charrette on Bastille Day

The NYChair lab is a charrette that aims to propose design ideas for an iconic outdoor chair conceived just for NYC’s First Green Park. read more >

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June 25, 2020

DayLife: Urban Revitalization by Design

DayLife is a local, creative and actionable model of urban strategy, Nicole Spiegel-Gotsch writes about the Lower East Side modern pushcart devised by DUB-studios and not-another-white-tent event on graphicdesign.com

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June 07, 2020

DayLife on the Lower East Side

The first of desigNYC’s 2012 Recharging Communities Built Environment Collaborative Projects Realized read more >

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May 09, 2020

desigNYC at WantedDesign Fair/Press Release

desigNYC event at Wanted, press info read more >

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May 08, 2020

desigNYC at WantedDesign, May 20, 2012, 4:30PM

desigNYC presents 2012 projects at Wanted Design read more >

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April 25, 2020

We are design do-gooders

Intervening in the nitty-gritty is Lyle Rexer’s celebration of desigNYC for Belgium-based culture magazine, DAMnº issue 32

Damnº2012_NYC’s design do-gooders

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April 25, 2020

Boosting for Social Change

The art of matchmaking covered by Tim McKeough for Architectural Record

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February 21, 2021

BlueSpace: BoatBox still in the air until end of April

PortSide’s boatbox is in the media read more >

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January 19, 2021

desigNYC announces its 2012 Judges & Advisors

Communications Design Judges & Advisors
Marcos Chavez is a founding partner of TODA and has led the New York office since its establishment in 1999. As Creative Director of Visual Communication, Marcos has worked with a variety of projects and… read more >

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January 19, 2021

desigNYC Announces 2012 “Recharging Communities” Projects

desigNYC 2012 teams announced at annual Kickoff Meeting, January 19, 2021 read more >

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November 16, 2020

The Greenhouse Project featured in FastCoDesign

The Greenhouse project is featured in FastCoDesign, Nov. 2, 2011, “A Popup Greenhouse Could Bring Farm-Fresh Food to Food Deserts,” by Randi Greenberg.

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November 16, 2020

Reruiting to recharge communities on Core

desigNYC’s call announced on core77

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November 16, 2020

Calling All DesigNYCers on New York mag

New York Magazine’s Design News: “Calling All DesigNYCers,” by Jillian Goodman. Great article title!

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC on GlassHouse Conversations

Laetitia Wolff is currently moderating a GlassHouse Conversation online around the question: How do we encourage read more >

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC at Cornell

On November 8, Executive Director Laetitia Wolff spoke to students and faculty at Cornell University’s AAP NY campus about desigNYC’s mission.
On Oct. 29, desigNYC’s executive director Laetitia Wolff was invited by Cornell University’s Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit (ISSS),… read more >

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC at World Usability Day panel

Michelle Mullineaux, co-founder of desigNYC is speaking with desigNYC advisory member and WorldStudio founder Mark Randall at the World Usability Day panel.

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC call for community-building ideas in Azure

Azure magazine blog announces our call for submissions by highlighting one of desigNYC’s early projects, now fully completed, the Serviam inter-generational gardens in the Bronx. To bring the fully accessible community garden space and urban farm to fruition, the designers, read more >

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC on Architecture for Humanity’s Annual Conference, Oct. 22, 2011

desigNYC teams presented at Architecture for Humanity’s annual conference, Design Open Mic, Saturday October 22, 2011, 12-6pm at the Center for Architecture. Vamos Architects at 12:10PM, Gareth Mahon of RKLA at 1:00PM, Laurie Schoeman of NY Sunworks at 3:20PM… read more >

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC on Storefront for Architecture panel: Architecture for Free?

desigNYC’s executive director Laetitia Wolff was invited on the panel: “Architecture for Free?” at Storefront for Architecture, this last Friday, October 14, 2011 

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC annual exhibit at GD Cucine

desigNYC’s annual exhibit opened to the public on September 14 and is on view until Saturday October 15, 2011. Hosted by GD Cucine, 227 West 17th Street, between 7th & 8th Avenue. The GD Cucine showroom is open to the public Monday-Friday from 10 am… read more >

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October 23, 2020

DesigNYC guided tours

Scheduled on October 5, 12, 13, 14, 2011.  Informal, information-packed and led by executive director Laetitia Wolff, they used the projects on view to educate prospective candidates (designers, architects, and nonprofit directors) about desigNYC’s background, vision and offering. With the… read more >

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC Issues 2012 Call for Entries

desigNYC’s triple mention on our friend John Cary’s Public Interest Design, October 14, 2020

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October 23, 2020

Brand New:Educating Tomorrow

Educating Tomorrow on Armin Vit’s Under Consideration, Oct. 11, 2011

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October 23, 2020

Recharging NYC on Daily Heller

IOBY project on Steven Heller’s Daily Heller/Printmag.com, Tues Sept. 20, 2011

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October 23, 2020

“Behind Closed Doors: Good Views, Spacious Deck, Loads of Natural Light”

PortSide New York’s founder Carolina Salguero on Wendy Goodman’s New York Magazine Design Hunting, Sept. 2011

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October 23, 2020

“A Giant, Hardly Sleeping, The Pro Bono Sector,”

Greenhouse project featured in AIA Oculus, Oct 1st, 2011, by Bill Millard

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October 22, 2020

2012 desigNYC call for entry is now open

Demonstrating the Power of Design to Improve Life in NYC
2012 theme: Recharging Communities
desigNYC’s CALL FOR ENTRY NOW OPEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY, October 11, 2011—Today desigNYC announced its 2012 Call for Nonprofit Projects and… read more >

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September 10, 2020

desigNYC Demonstrates the Power of Design @ 2011 Exhibit + Event

desigNYC, a nonprofit organization committed to improving life in NYC through the power of design, will celebrate its 2011 collaborations between designers and nonprofits at its annual event and exhibit opening. desigNYC demonstrates the impact of design by connecting nonprofits,… read more >

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January 21, 2021

desigNYC Reveals 2011 Design and Nonprofit Pro Bono Collaborations

New York, NY—January 21, 2011—Today, desigNYC is pleased to announce our amazing new group of 2011 design and nonprofit collaborations, which include a financial rights guide for immigrants, greenhouse development on unused lots in East Brooklyn, a website that will… read more >

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October 01, 2020

2nd Call for Entries coming up!

desigNYC will be launching a new website and our 2nd call for project ideas / design service soon! Stay tuned and start spreading the word!

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July 22, 2020

Nau’s Grant for Change

Nau’s Grant for Change
By Perrin Drumm, Sundance Channel
July 22, 2020

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July 21, 2020

Q + A: G4C Finalists

Q + A: G4C Finalists
By Sarah Johnson, Nau Grant for Change
July 21, 2020

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June 25, 2020

Design Pros Go Pro Bono

Design Pros Go Pro Bono
By Molly Heintz, Architizer
June 25, 2020

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June 23, 2020

Something Fishy’s Going On

Something Fishy’s Going On
By Armin Vit, Under Consideration
June 23, 2020

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June 21, 2020

Building a better New York, by design

Building a better New York, by design
By Warren Berger, Glimmer Site
June 21, 2020

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June 21, 2020

desigNYC Exhibit Showcases NonProfit And Pro Bono Designer Collaborations Share

desigNYC Exhibit Showcases NonProfit And Pro Bono Designer Collaborations
By Dave Pinter, PSFK
June 21, 2020

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June 21, 2020

DesigNYC Pairs Pro Bono Designers With Nonprofits

DesigNYC Pairs Pro Bono Designers With Nonprofits
By Jillian Goodman, New York Magazine
June 21, 2020

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June 18, 2020

desigNYC pairs nonprofits with pro bono designers

desigNYC pairs nonprofits with pro bono designers
By Lisa Smith, Core 77
June 18, 2020

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June 18, 2020

DesigNYC Exhibit Opens at Pratt Manhattan Gallery

DesigNYC Exhibit Opens at Pratt Manhattan Gallery
By Annie Block. Interior Design
June 18, 2020

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March 08, 2021

How To: Use Your Artistic Talents for Good

How To: Use Your Artistic Talents for Good
By Rebecca McQuigg Rigal of GOOD Magazine, Pepsi Refresh Blog
March 8, 2021

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February 24, 2021

desigNYC on Brian Lehrer Show

desigNYC on Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC
February 24, 2021

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February 05, 2021

desigNYC: A star-powered matchmaking organization pairs New York designers with social causes

desigNYC: A star-powered matchmaking organization pairs New York designers with social causes
By Julie Lasky, Design Observer
February 5, 2021

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December 22, 2020

DesigNYC Matches Designers with Non-Profits in Need

DesigNYC Matches Designers with Non-Profits in Need
By Alissa Walker, Fast Company
December 22, 2020

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December 21, 2020

Putting the Pro in Pro Bono

Putting the Pro in Pro Bono
By Steven Heller, Print
December 21, 2020

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December 03, 2020

Design and the City

Design and the City
by Layne Braunstein, We Made This For You
December 3, 2020

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December 03, 2020

GOOD Design NYC I: Design and the City

GOOD Design NYC I: Design and the City
By Dave Pinter, PSFK
December 3, 2020

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November 12, 2020

Free Design Help

Free Design Help
by Matt Chaban, The Architect’s Newspaper (Blog)
November 12, 2020

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October 23, 2020

NYC Designers Team Up To Make Doing Good Look Better

NYC Designers Team Up To Make Doing Good Look Better
by Victoria Fine, Huffington Post, Impact
October 23, 2020

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October 11, 2020

Good by Design

Good by Design
New York Magazine
October 11, 2020

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