Fast Company and Catchafire announce their picks for “11 Most Generous Designers” featuring Catapult Design, MASS Design, Proximity Designs, Design that Matters, and Firebelly. A great group of organizations to be in company with. Check it here!
San Francisco’s 7×7 Magazine highlights Catapult Design and five other local organizations making a global difference through design. Check out the December 2012 print edition to see stunning images from our water transportation work with Wello in India, or read the on-line edition here.
We’re honored to have our CEO and Co-Founder, Heather Fleming, featured in PBS and Aol’s MAKERS initiative, highlighting groundbreaking women who spark historical change. Check out more videos from a host of inspiring women on the MAKERS site.
Check out Catapult Design, Elemental, Ctrl + Z, CUP, and Common featured in Azure magazine’s September 2011 print article on “The New Design Activism: Five Studios Making a Difference.”
The Navajo Times, the premier newspaper on the Navajo Nation, covers Catapult Design in a story titled, “Finding the Perfect Match of Technology and Need.” Journalist Erny Zah focuses the story on the benefit of working with community members to prioritize needs.
New Mexico’s Albuquerque Journal features Catapult co-founder Heather Fleming’s story in a piece titled: “Changing the World, With Better Stoves.” A New Mexico native, the article outlines Fleming’s journey in the social impact design space and why she co-founded Catapult Design with Tyler Valiquette.
We’re honored to be one of the 30 companies featured in GOOD Magazine’s “30 Places We Want to Work.” They state: “Some are huge corporations, some are tiny start-ups, but they are all the kind of place that inspires us to make our own company better.”
In “How to Run a Design Firm for Social Change“, Ernest Beck covers Catapult’s business model, the trend towards social impact design, and reaching the goal of financial sustainability.
Read Catapult’s contribution to the Singapore Sessions’s “Innovating for the developing world” in the May 2010 issue of The New Yorker. Catapult’s CEO joins the founder of Ashoka, Bill Drayton, Siemens, and the Singapore University of Technology and Design in the conversation.
ELLE Magazine’s May 2010 issue features 2010 Gold Awards for Sustainability, saluting the brightest ideas in energy. Among those recognized is Catapult’s Heather Fleming for Catapult’s work with AIDG and EWB-SFP on small-scale, low-cost wind turbines for disadvantaged communities.
Catapult’s Heather Fleming, Mark Summer of Inveneo, and Mike McCaffrey of Architecture for Humanity talk with Bobbie Johnson of Guardian UK’s Tech Weekly podcast on program work in developing countries.
GOOD Magazine filmed Catapult’s Wind Turbine project with EWB and AIDG. The result is an incredible 3-min overview of the need, the design, and the beauty of simple engineering solutions for people in need. Watch it here.
Triple Pundit covers Catapult in its Philanthropy in Five series focused on for-profit philanthropy.
PRI’s The World interviews Catapult CEO Heather Fleming for their feature on Design for the Developing World.
Tyler Valiquette chats with Cat Laine from the Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group about the ins and outs of the wind turbine.
Pop!Tech announces it’s 2008 Social Innovation Fellows Program, including Heather Fleming from Catapult Design. Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellows are high potential young leaders with new approaches poised for transformational impact. Catapult Pop!Cast:
The article that helped launch an organization, WIRED.com’s Alexis Madrigal is the first to cover the wind turbine project with Engineers Without Borders.
Tyler, Heather and Matt McLean featured on TV12′s Your Green Life. The featurette includes coverage of a wind turbine build session and the impact a few watts of electricity can make on people without light.