Moving Design’s 2013 call to action focused on informing and transforming Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood to promote sustainable living. This community served as a model for others intent on improving quality of life, public safety and health, and community development across the city.
This Summer 2011, Moving Design will initiate their next call to action around bicycle safety in Chicago. Focusing on Logan Square and transforming it into Chicago’s first hub for safe, active mobility, where pedestrians and bikers rule.
Moving Design facilitated a six-week workshop with 24 interdisciplinary University of Illinois students to research and imagine the digital book’s future potential as a tool for education and expression. How far can the digital book go?
Moving Design heralded a Call to Action, bringing together a coalition of the brightest designers for a six-week workshop, to inspire new stewards of our water resources. How can design engage, inform, and activate Chicagoans to care about where our water comes from and where it goes?
Moving Design and Archeworks propose a new, permanent urban infrastructure where the activity of farming is the epicenter of urban culture called Garden Oriented Development, or G.O.D.
Moving Design received Sappi’s 2010 Ideas That Matter Grant to develop curriculum for the Chicago Public Library to engage Chicago’s youth in a stronger appreciation for our water resources. How do we instill a sense of stewardship in the next generation?
Moving Design invited 18 students from Northern Illinois University to define and visualize the story of our culture 10 years from now. What does the future look like? What does the future feel like?
Our world is full of issues that seem gargantuan in task. We need to begin practicing how to communicate these complex problems in ways that are resourceful, thoughtful, meaningful, wonderful, and soulful.