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Design in times of Corona

Dear creative, dreamer, maker, supporter, fan, partner, critic and friend,  I’m sending you this message from…

WHAT DESIGN CAN DO 
IN TIMES OF CORONA

 

IN THESE TRYING TIMES WE BELIEVE MORE THAN EVER IN THE POWER OF DESIGN AND CREATIVITY
THERE IS INFINITE CREATIVE POTENTIAL OUT THERE. PEOPLE ARE CREATIVE BY NATURE. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN, WE ADAPT AND RESPOND WITH NEWFOUND INVENTIVENESS
THIS IS WHY WE HAVE DECIDED TO DEDICATE OUR PLATFORM TO THE HEARTWARMING INITIATIVES THAT ARE POPPING UP ALL OVER THE GLOBE
WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO JOIN US!
PLEASE SHARE YOUR IDEAS and initiatives here:

 

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