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Craftmark-Handmade in India

Craftmark-Handmade in India

Poverty, Aid, Arts & Culture

Craftmark denotes authentic Indian handicrafts and helps artisans to access markets

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Dominic Muren

Dominic Muren

Seattle, United States

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Our commitment to improving life through social design has been with us since the beginning. This is who we are and why we’re here.

  • New website! Social Designer

    April 23, 2009


    We'd like to tell you about a new like-minded project we've just launched called Social Designer.

    Social Designer is an online design competition and marketplace that creates fun, socially-relevant graphics for tees, totes and other goods. We do this both by holding weekly design competitions to create products that support meaningful causes – all winning designs are available on the website – and by selling goods with social or environmental value. A percentage of profits of the sales of these goods goes to a worthy charity, non-profit, or NGO, depending on the cause.

    You can join the cause by submitting designs to our weekly competitions (first prize is up to $2000), weighing in with your opinion, purchasing goods or just simply talking about them. After all, every good idea (and every good cause) starts with a conversation – the more, the merrier!

    Check it out by clicking here to be taken to Social Designer...