The Centre for Civic Design, based in Maryland, USA, states ‘Democracy is a design problem.’ A problem they have set out to tackle with the Field Guides to Ensuring Voter Intent, a series of small design guides for election officials. […]
This piece first appeared in Take on Art, Design Issue in January 2012, and was guest edited by Mayank Mansingh Kaul. Thoughtshop Foundation is a Social Communication Organisation. It is dedicated to creating new and effective ways of dealing with […]
Communication designer Lakshmi Murthy with over 2 decades of experience in working with rural audiences, puts forth a new role of the communication designer when working in a unfamiliar social and cultural environment.
As an audio-visual ‘job-aid’ for community health workers in rural India, Mobile Kunji supports interpersonal communication and helps provide standardised, credible information.
“This astonishing collection of talent from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh focuses on the lasting effects of partition and dwells on the human yearning for something other than what history and its makers dictate. Beautiful, moving and unforgettable.”—Joe Sacco
Lawtoons is a comic book series on laws in India.
A pictorial archive of posters and other visual ephemera, initiated by Zubaan, as a way to communicate and celebrate the rich history of the women’s movement in India.
Before I Die is a global, community art project that publicly displays personal aspirations to build greater connections within a community.
The Great India Clearance Sale is a self described ‘adventure in information’. Secondary data is framed within a idiosyncratic visual point-of-view.
Kenji Nakayama and Christopher Hope began Signs for the Homeless in an attempt to use the striking impact of beautifully lettered signs, as replacement for dilapidated placards held by the homeless in Boston, to make passers-by stop and take notice.
Initiated by The Root, the project invited artists and designers to create postcards in an attempt to generate support and awareness for Irom Sharmila’s fight against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur, India.
The Small Picture is a full-page comic published each Friday in Mint—one of India’s fastest growing newspapers.
How Can I Improve My Park is a poster produced by CUP to help people advocate for improvement in local parks in New York.
In March 2012, amidst the strained Israel-Iran relations, Ronny Edry and his wife Michal Tamir—graphic designers and educators based in Tel Aviv—posted an image on Facebook featuring a photograph of Ronny and his daughter, along with the caption: “Iranians, we […]
Perch Project is a visual resource on basic animal care and rescue. The project is self-initiated by two visual communication designers, who wanted to share their understanding and knowledge of animal care with others.
The Fearless Collective is an art and visual design platform that encourages women to be fearless and brave and works towards changing perceptions around women in India.