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Clever design for keeping dry
We all know about the iPod but now there’s also the Dry Pod, a design solution that may greatly benefit homeless people.
6 Jul 10
Graphic Design & Illustration
Designed by DJ Stout, the 39th edition of the Pentagram Papers features signs from the homeless.
2 Sep 09
Four legs good, two legs bad
Urban & Landscape Design
Creative consultancy Animal Farm is born of a world where some are more equal than others.
1 Nov 08
Beads go ape
Bead by Bead presents the uplifting story of Monkeybiz, from original lightbulb moment to the beacon of social upliftment it is today.
2 May 08
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