Darfur's underground lake covers a distance of 19,110 square miles and has the potential to restore peace to a region ravaged by drought, however providing access to all that water has proven difficult.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is looking to reinvent the classic commode. Two and a half billion people in the world -- about 40% of the population -- don't have access to a safe and sanitary way
Here's an incredible story about upcycling and human ingenuity to brighten your weekend: the MIT Fab Lab is teaching people in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kenya how to make their own DIY wireless internet
Contemporary design meets Indonesian craftsmanship in this happy and friendly wooden seat. Designed by Studio Hindia, the Smile Stool is made from scrap wood left over from local Balinese furniture maker
MacArthur Park, which sits near downtown Los Angeles, is an area filled with trash on the sidewalks, homeless people sleeping on every corner, and an abundance of shopping carts. Shopping carts exist all
Artist Candy Chang's spirited "Before I Die" installation transforms the negative connotations attached to abandoned spaces by renewed a disused building in New Orleans to create an interactive public art
Fábrica Social (social factory) is a Mexican non-profit NGO focused on promoting creative and economic liberty for female textile artisans through the development of sustainable co-ops. Founded in 2006
Suhab’s broad range of eco-products are helping users shift easily towards sustainable habits through smart and sexy products with minimum environmental impact. The Mexican brand describes their work as
Design gets very literal in this toilet made from poop!
Form follows function to whole new level in Virginia Gardiner's energy generating toilet - which is literally made from poop! Designed for use in
Inspired by the classic solid wood slide top pencil case, designer and craftsman Santiago Morahan re-designed this 'old school' classic out of cardboard. Founder of Disenio Cartonero, a brand that makes
The Bedouin tribe have survived the harsh conditions of the Negev desert in Israel for hundreds of years. Recently, though, they have been displaced by encroaching development. BCXSY's project enables the
Alan Garcia, the President of Peru, just announced that the country will be handing out their one millionth XO laptop by the end of this year and will soon be building manufacturing facilities to build
Inspired by Zwide's footprints, Stan Field designed a space for people to walk through, not to. Born in Port Elizabeth during the apartheid era, he felt that long footpaths through a loosely aggregated
Help support design in public education by voting for Project H's high school program, Studio H! The humanitarian design firm has taken on an ambitious project in the poorest county in North Carolina: a