GDUSA spotlights designers who embrace responsibility writ large in terms of how sustainably they create and produce, as well as how, when, why and for whom they work. A special thanks to exclusive sponsor Domtar.
Civilization was built on a collaborative foundation of three, and considers building and fostering community is an integral part of its mission.
Maggi Massad Paradeis’ graphic design, videography and photography at the Houston Food Bank furthers a cause and make an impact.
Jessica Teal has worked for social good in roles at the U.S. House of Representatives, the DNC, Blue State Digital and the National Gallery of Art.
Lentini Design and Marketing, a woman-owned branding and marketing firm has served non-profits, public sector, and green sector clients for years.
Meghan Wolfe speaks softly but wields a mighty design wand to create order, arrest attention and move hearts.
Karen Kurycki is an independent art director/illustrator pursuing the twin themes of expressing ideas and working to make a difference.
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been the nation’s guardian of constitutional individual rights and liberties.
Michael Burmesch is the Graphic Communications Manager for the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW).
Lona Bentley is a graphic designer for the Oakland County Health Division, and creates visual messages to educate and reach the public.
GDUSA adds ‘Responsible Designers’ to the editorial mix, growing organically out of our Green Design annual feature.
Gage Mitchell created Modern Species to align our values, passions, and skills with a holistic approach to responsibility.
Design for Good was started by Mark Haak in 2007 to work with charities, non-profits and businesses that believe creativity has enormous power for change, and that strong design can move people and get results.
De Nichols is Director & Principal Designer of Civic Creatives, a team helping to confront racial inequity, food insecurity, youth development, education, civic involvement, and intracultural conflict.
Rachel Martin is the design director of Rachel Martin Design, a sustainable and socially responsible design studio that works with conscious businesses who are committed to social value and want to create a better world.
Mark Randall is the principal and creative director of Worldstudio, a for-profit design and communications firm as well as a non-profit arts foundation.
Lennie Gray Mowris’ design career grew out of a desire to create artistic communications that serve people and their environment.
Justin Ahrens is founder and principal of Rule29, and enjoys digging into a business problem and designing a strategic solution.
As the design director for the Southern Poverty Law Center, Russel has made it a personal mission to use the highest quality visuals as a tool to elevate our voice.
Renourish.org is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to provide online tools advocating awareness and action for sustainable systems thinking in the communication design community.
Eclipse Marketing & Advertising believes social responsibility starts with developing and maintaining a culture of teamwork.
Designers now embrace the notion of responsibility writ large, designing for good and for positive social change.