Designer Robert L. Peters uses various examples of design used to pass on a message or critique a particular world problem, using it as a call to arms, inviting everyone to choose their cause, and do something about it.
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RUA can be viewed as a satirical street art collective. They aim to call attention to urgent matters like infrastructure needs. Their political stand was visible in São Paulo during the protests of June 2013, as their poster "Uma Cidade Muda Não Muda" (roughly translated as "A Mute City Doesn't Change") became the front-piece of the movement.
F**k Football, I'll Be A...
BY SARA FERRAIOLI
@ VOL 3
ON APR 25, 2014
The Italian-Swedish team of laughter monsters (Sara Ferraioli + Carl Ydergård) tell their rhythmic story of how Daniele -- who happened to be the guitarist at the same evening -- made his career doing something other than playing football.
Custom Character Culture for Causes
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@ VOL 117
ON SEP 24, 2014
Don Kratzer is mad about indie toys. He not only admires and collects them, but also puts together art shows for artist all over the world to get together to cusomize their own toy ideas, and share art.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 24, 2014.
What's Your Cause?
BY ERIC FRANS
@ VOL 9
ON NOV 20, 2015
Husband, Father, Texan by birth and Canadian by choice, Eric Frans is connects people to the causes they care about. He explores how we are all meant to care about something, but too many people exist not knowing what their passion is. It's time you found out.
Three Cups of Tea
BY EMMA EXLEY
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Emma Exley traces the history of Africa's last colony, the Western Sahara, located on the continent's northern coast. Through images of traditional Sahrawi architecture and culture, we learn about the challenges of desert living, and how something as small as a cup of tea has massive significance in the every day life of the Sahrawi people.
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Positive Thinking-The #1 Cause of Suffering
BY NERSHEN PILLAY
@ VOL 46
ON NOV 07, 2017
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