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D4D Initiative

As social designers, we work directly with people, in context—Indigenous artisans, farmers, and organizers—with cultural, social, and entrepreneurial initiatives and we explore ways design can be useful for people in this context.
  • Kuxtal Sian Ka'an
  • Gualberto Cazanova

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about social design

The projects represented here – our “social design research projects” – are exactly this: projects designed and produced for...
Date :29 Jul
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Date :28 Jul
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mapping: nazli eda noyan

In 1999, Turkey was shaken by a major earthquake that caused thousands of and left even more people homeless, injured and suffering. Seeing all...
Date :28 Jul
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iluminación: myda iamiceli

BackgroundSocioeconomic factors in developing countries require walking and bicycling to be common modes of transportation. Statistics show that...
Date :28 Jul
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hach kii’ ka’ab natural orange juice

the project To develop an identity, business system, and packaging for “Hach Ki’i Ka’ab” orange juice, a product of Cooperativa Cuauhtémoc in...
Date :28 Jul
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xyaat ecotourism cooperative

Cooperativa Xyaat creates community tours that are culturally responsible and educational in Señor, a living Maya community, in Quintana Roo, México.
Date :28 Jul
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design for development projects

These projects focus on using design processes and products for social, economic, cultural, and environmental good. They are opportunities for...
Date :28 Jul
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mint in mexico

Mint in Mexico is a collaboration between UF Graphic Design and indigenous communities in Mexico. Our underlying principle is that design plays a...
Date :27 Jul
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learning about honey in yucatán

¬ View the first round of labels for Lol-Balché honey. ¬ Contact Maria Rogal for more information on the design documents We began to work with...
Date :27 Jul
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