Apr. 16, 2020 4:35 pm
The Conversation: What you need to know about making masks at home
"There are many fabric variables to reckon with for a homemade mask. Consider building a three-layer system," say guest columnists Susan Sokolowski and Karen LaBat.
Jul. 9, 2019 1:12 pm
Space and place for social impact: This month we take a special look at ‘The Workplace’
Is your workplace shaped by your organization's design, its connection to community, its creativity and innovation? Does your company culture give a nod to your activist roots? In July, we examine "The Workplace" as part of our editorial calendar.
Jun. 13, 2019 1:00 pm
Urbanist and author Diana Lind will lead the Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia
Lind: "Philadelphia has an amazing arts community and an amazing business community. The two could be better linked and that's where this organization comes in."
Sep. 28, 2018 11:55 am
9 social impact-themed events to check out at DesignPhiladelphia 2018
Over a hundred design events are happening across Philly starting Oct. 4. Here are a few that integrate arts and culture, sustainability, social justice, accessibility, health, community development and more.
Oct. 5, 2017 11:41 am
Learn to design a healthier community at FitCityPHL
Health Promotion Council's symposium focuses on the intersection of active design and public health. It's happening next week as part of DesignPhiladelphia.
Feb. 22, 2017 11:06 am
The city wants to talk about better strategic design for its public sector services
The speaker series, hosted in partnership with the University of the Arts’ Design for Social Impact program, kicks off March 30.
Jan. 4, 2017 7:55 am
The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard
Harken back to the days of yore, when City Hall used to be a clean water pump.
Dec. 6, 2016 8:08 am
Interactive Mechanics shared some tips on how to make hiring a lot more inclusive
The design firm launched a nine-month paid fellowship for underrepresented populations over the summer. One staff member shared some lessons with Technical.ly Philly.
Sep. 27, 2016 2:48 pm
How this crew of professors is exploring the history of Philly rowhomes
How much do you know about the structure you live in? PhillyRow wants to help you find out — while boosting your civic pride.
May 31, 2016 3:07 pm
A grassroots design workshop for activists is launching this summer
Think of Design Activist Institute as a mission-driven art collective looking to use graphic design as a vehicle for social change.