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A Hand Signal for Help

Online campaign to support those experiencing violence in isolation

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Art through the screen

Online museum visits that make you see more

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Every empty street is a crowd against the virus

Artists use stencils and chalk to share positive, publicly useful messages about social isolation on the streets of São Paulo.

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Can art help us navigate an infodemic?

Olafur Eliasson and Kumi Naidoo on designing trust in the media

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Eating Out – In – Apart: new ways to experience food

What could this social distance mitigation process mean for the way we cook, dine, and gather?

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Innovative handwashing stations pop up across Africa

Creative ideas include solar-powered sinks and hands-free taps

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Quarantine Sounds by Erik Kessels, Anthony Burrill & more

Creatives release albums of cityscapes, birdsong and airplane noise

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 and 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 all that design can do in times of corona.

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Designers Against Coronavirus shows the pandemic through the eyes of creatives from 44 countries

A chat with Italian studio CaroselloLab, that collects COVID-19 related artwork

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Studio Precht designs a park for social distancing

‘Parc de la Distance’ aims to offer separation — and escape

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Artist and philosopher Koert van Mensvoort explores ‘What will the virus teach us about life?’

Next Nature Network's creative director on what it means to be human in times of technological and ecological change

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Say it with posters

Designers flood city streets with campaigns of support

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São Paulo chefs open their kitchens to communities in need

The most elementary form of aid: a plate of food

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Open-source masks, gowns and coveralls for all

Fashion designers join forces to produce much-needed protective garments

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Earth Day 2020 Goes Digital

On April 22, join the world’s largest climate action movement — online

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Initiatives for waste collectors

Protecting Brazil's most vulnerable with soap and a crowdfunded basic income

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The Rise Of The Sidewalk

Physical spaces for interaction, exchange and expression – designing the 1.5 meter society

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Five WDCD talks on architecture

Ideas from the archives that could help us rethink our lives on the other side

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Visual Relief: Max Kisman

This weeks visual relief is the work of illustrator / designer / artist Max Kisman

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Bompas & Parr forecasts post-coronavirus trends

A fresh perspective of the ‘new normal’ we’re heading for

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Architecture’s response to the pandemic

The architectural trade is showing their resilience, improvisation skills and adaptability.

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Visual Relief by Dadara

This week's visual relief is brought to you by Dutch multidisciplinary artist Daniel Rozenberg

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Design for distance

How will we design public space post duct-tape-markings?

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Bread on Earth

Using bread’s potential as a social, political, economic, and ecological barometer

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Design trade organizations to the rescue

Valuable advice for designers and entrepreneurs on how to survive the crisis

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Visual Relief

A weekly column by Gorilla Collective on Covid-19

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New flat-pack recovery units for doctors and patients

Cameron Sinclair joins humanitarian startup JUPE HEALTH

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Michael Johnson on coping in downturn

“All of a sudden, we're dealing with a new and thorny problem – irrelevance.”

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SymptoTrack maps untested COVID-19 cases

Volunteers from three Dutch internet design and development agencies develop an open-source platform to track the spread of infections

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Neighbours helping neighbours

From the community: a message from Brooklyn, New York

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Global Call to creatives

The United Nations turns towards designers and creatives for fresh and innovative ideas in the fight against the corona pandemic

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Clear Skies

A visual record of the drop in air traffic

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How 3D printing comes to the rescue

German network of companies, institutions and research institutes pushes 3D-printed applications for professional use

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Join a design challenge

Four design challenges that ask for inspiration, designs and smart solutions

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Make your own mask!

How designers improvise in times of shortage

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Creativity and the coronavirus: What designers can do today

How to stay safe and stay creative during a global pandemic

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CURA: OPEN SOURCE DESIGN FOR EMERGENCY COVID-19 HOSPITALS

WDCD Alumnus Carlo Ratti collaborates on fast response initiative

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Take the party online

Creatives respond to social distancing with online meetups

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Visual Relief

A weekly column by Gorilla Collective on Covid-19

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Watch the virus spread

Infographics on the pandemic

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Design in times of Corona

An open letter from WDCD CEO Richard van der Laken on positivity, resilience and can do mentality of the creative community.