Diseño Social or Social Innovation by Design

Collection by Marianella Chamorro


An increasing number of proyects are known as Social Innovation by Design and take place in emerging countries. What do we consider Social Innovation by Design and what are valid or no so valid proposals? Pin up what you think here.

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The machine is operated by a foot pedal (Photo: Alex Cabunoc). Cool idea, especially for camping. A manual spin washer machine.

Amazon’s Former Chief Scientist on Influence, Twitter’s Fake Audience, and iPad Sex Appeal

Developed by two product design students, GiraDora could be the next big social innovation.

How Liter Of Light works!

Liter of Light

Lighting up lives, one bottle at a time

Design Award Safe Agua, Notable for Design for Social Impact - Kitchen Work Station, Water Solutions, Design Awards, Innovation, College, Tech, Shower, Art, Industrial Design
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Core77 Design Award 2011: Safe Agua, Notable for Design for Social Impact - Core77

Designer: Designmatters - Art Center College of Design Location: Pasadena, California, USA Category: Design for Social Impact Award: Professional Notable Safe AguaSafe Agua addresses quotidian challenges of safe water access for families living in Latin American slum developments. Driven by field research in Santiago, Chile, the team designed innovative water solutions, implemented by the...

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Digital Undivide - IDEO.org

IDEO.org is a nonprofit organization whose sole focus is on designing solutions for social impact around the world.

Billboard in Peru Creates 100 Liters of Drinking Water Per Day - Off Grid World

Water-generating billboard changing lives | Invisible Children

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=35yeVwigQcc Did the University of Engineering and Design (UTEC) in Lima, Peru just change

Programmatic ‘Design Thinking’ for social change

News and views - Hivos

In 2013, Hivos announced the challenging new direction the organization will be taking after 2015: social innovation. A major buzzword promoted heavily among development organizations, academics and professionals all over the word.

An informational video of two patent-pending projects, Balde a Balde and GiraDora, from Safe Agua Peru which will be exhibited at the 2012 NCIIA Open Minds C.

Safe Agua Peru | Designmatters

Designmatters once again partnered with the Latin American NGO, Un Techo para mi Pais and its Innovation Center to co-create innovative design solutions to overcome water poverty with families living in Cerro Verde in Lima, Peru.