Social change

XVII.3 May + June 2010
Page: 48
Digital Citation

Depth over breadth


Authors:
Emily Pilloton

I have never been one to sit still and focus on one thing. In fact, most designers are fairly ineffective when it comes to singular tasks¬ówe seem to be both blessed and cursed with a unique form of attention deficit disorder in which we thrive under diverse and constant stimuli. And yet, after two years of tackling design projects for measurable social impact, the one piece of advice I would give to other designers who seek to apply their creative skills toward activism and community engagement is to sit still and focus on one thing. I mean this not…




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