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Recently I spent an evening at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design attending the awards ceremony for the Curry Stone Design Prize. Founded in 2008 by Clifford Curry and Delight Stone and curated by Chee Pearlman with Emiliano Gandolfi, the  prize is awarded to designers who are developing and implementing groundbreaking and visionary design innovation in the social sector.

The 2012 awards saw a remarkable range of work described by well-crafted movies that reveal the approaches and motivations of the designers, as well as the cleverness of the ideas themselves. I strongly encourage you to follow the links to each of the videos below. You will be rewarded with inspirational examples of what can be achieved when talented individuals and teams apply design thinking to important problems. Continue Reading…