Improve the Lives of New Yorkers

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desigNYC‘s mission is to improve the lives of New Yorkers through the power of design. desigNYC is a platform that connects talented designers interested in civic engagement with extraordinary nonprofits serving the public good. The focus is local. The approach is multi-disciplinary. The process is participatory and community-centric. Each year desigNYC pairs nonprofit organizations with the designers. This year’s jury will evaluating the 30+ nonprofit submissions received this season. Stay tuned, more soon on the outcome of this exciting matchmaking process with top design and architecture candidates.

COMMUNICATIONS JURYFernando Music, The Rooster Group, former desigNYC designer and advisorMark Randall, Worldstudio, former desigNYC advisor and advisory committee memberGabriela Mirensky, AIGA’s Director of exhibitions, former desigNYC advisorScott Stowell, Founder of the communications studio OpenJ F Grossen, Creative Director at frog design’s NYC studioChelsea Mauldin, Executive Director of the Public Policy LabGeorgie Stout, Founding partner and Creative Director at 2×4Lucille Tenazas, Graphic designer and Henry Wolf Professor, Parsons The New School For Design

BUILT ENVIRONMENTS JURYMadeline Burke-Vigeland, Principal, Gensler, desigNYC advisory memberZack McKown, co-founder of Tsao+ McKown, former advisor and desigNYC advisory memberWendy Goodman, NY Magazine design editor and desigNYC founding memberGareth Mahon, Robin Key Landscape Architects, former desigNYC designerRobert Balder, Executive Director, Cornell University AAP, NY campusNette Compton, Director of Green Infrastructure, New York City Parks DepartmentIlana Judah, Director of Sustainability and Senior Associate, FXFOWLE

Anne Rieselbach, Program Director of The Architectural League of New YorkEve Klein, Assistant Vice President for Planning and Design at New York UniversityMichelle Mullineaux, VP of Marketing & Business Development and co-founder of desigNYC

Lisa Green, partner at Selldorf Architects, is our Projects Collaborations Chair

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