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Public Design Center
Communication, Community, Poverty
Public Design Center, Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Mississippi in January of 2007 with the mission of providing design-studio production for groups and projects which focus on economic development and sustainability in underserved communities.
We provide print and web production for projects in impoverished areas with emphasis on rural issues, urban planning, bio, wind and solar energy, economic development, organic farming, energy conservation, microfinance, and sustainable building.
Our work includes presentation materials, identity, instructions, typography, illustration, signage, and web deployment.
What we believe:
We believe in the nobility of the ordinary person.
We believe that access to professional design should not belong soley to those with the resources to afford it.
We believe that good design solidifies purpose and helps lead to successful outcomes.
We believe that the creation of more livable and sustainable communities is possible.
We believe in open communities, open projects, and open source.
We believe in low budget, re-use, and other real-world solutions.
We believe that small-actions have a large impact.
We believe in doing less, better.