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Cooper Hewitt Design Salon: Social Impact

How can designers change the paradigm of creative production to amplify emerging creatives’ ideas, support individuals to be self-sufficient, and use design radically to solve global issues? Join Cooper Hewitt and 2020 National Design Award winners Abrima Erwiah of Studio One Eighty Nine (Emerging Designer Award), Aziz Hasan of Kickstarter (Design Visionary Award) and Angela… Read more »

Catapult Design Receives Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Award

This prestigious award recognizes Catapult’s innovation and impact in its work as a global social impact design firm. With this, we are incredibly honored to share this award with all of the other inspiring creatives committed to building a more healthy, resilient, and just world. Thank you Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, this year’s jury, and those… Read more »

Newsletter Spring 2020

Learn how we’re designing for a more resilient and equal future – here.

Routes2Results + Catapult Design Partnership Announcement

We’re excited to share our partnership with Routes2Results, built on our shared ethos and agile approach to research, design, and organizational capacity building.  By partnering, we are able to offer a complete package of our complimentary skills and deep expertise in helping our clients explore, prototype, and realize solutions capable of driving social change. Through… Read more »

Launching Catapult East Africa Hub!

We are launching the Catapult Design East Africa Regional Hub! Catapult is partnering with Implement, a Kenya-based design firm run by Payan ole-MoiYoi, in order to develop high-quality and appropriate products and services capable of driving positive change in Africa and beyond. Through the Hub, both organizations are able to leverage each other’s expertise, capacity, and strategic locations… Read more »

Project ACTION: Prioritizing User Needs to Accelerate Contraceptive Innovation

We’re excited to announce our latest collaboration! Project ACTION aims to better understand and prioritize unmet needs of women related to modern contraceptive methods in order to catalyze opportunities and innovation in contraceptive product development. Our team of human-centered designers, market researchers, and expert/strategic advisers includes Catapult Design, Matchboxology, PSI, along with independent advisors. The… Read more »

Campaign Rebrand Brings Audience Perceptions Into Focus, Get Ahead CO

See original post here The Piton Foundation has operated the Tax Credits for Working Families Public Information Campaign for more than 25 years to ensure Colorado families are taking advantage of valuable tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which is proven to lift families out of poverty. We enlisted Catapult Design, with support from Causal Design, to develop… Read more »

The 2017 Innovation Challenge video is here!

Get to know the six finalists – Timothy Clani Jr’s Mobile Automotive Technician, Laura Clelland’s Salt Woman (formerly Diabetes Source), Shayla Yellowhair, Edward Chato-Seaton‘s Rezlist, Cyndi Frank, and Amber Kanazbah Crotty’s Beauty is Restored Family Farms. We’re looking forward to following their journey! In January 2017, we launched an open competition to identify high-potential Native American entrepreneurs with… Read more »

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge

TUBA CITY, Arizona – Three Navajo entrepreneurs walked away with $5,000 in start-up prize money plus one year of business counseling and advising services to get their start-ups off the ground, as winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge. In January, Catapult Design launched the Innovation Challenge to identify Native entrepreneurs with business ideas to improve life… Read more »