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Emily Pilloton

These Kids Thought Their School Lacked A Place Of Discovery. So They're Building One

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.30.2014 | Good News

The students of REALM charter school in Berkeley, Calif., are putting their creativity to the test. In the past, the eighth-graders have had the op...

ReThink Review: If You Build It -- Helping Communities Through Design

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.02.2014 | Education
Jonathan Kim

While uplifting, the fact that a lot of things don't seem to have worked out as hoped for -- as is often the case with both documentaries and nonprofits -- gives If You Build It a slightly bittersweet feeling.

The Power of Pro Bono

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

When you combine that uplifting power with the power of pro bono, you reveal a powerful force for positive change in the world. Design is unavoidable because it's everywhere and in everything.

Emily Pilloton: Teaching Design for Change

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
TEDTalks

2010-11-08-ted.jpgPilloton was frustrated by the design world's scarcity of meaningful work. Convinced of the power of design to change the world, she founded Project H to develop effective design solutions for people who need it most.

Blueprint for a Better World, Free Toolkit Included!

Kerry Trueman | Posted 01.27.2010 | Green
Kerry Trueman

There's a growing cadre of designers, architects, and do-it-yourselfers whose clientele is the citizens of the world, instead of the privileged few.