Tag Archives: AIDS Awareness

HEALTHY HAPPY AND WOMAN (crowdfunding for women in Kenya)





Floating Community Lifeboats (Caely Hibbits)

floating-community-lifeboats1aI had a very hard time choosing my favorite solution of “Design for the Other 90%.”  I went through the list multiple times, and well, as I sat pondering, my classmates started choosing.  I wanted to choose something that was helping communities.  I didn’t want it to be just a temporary fix, but I also wanted it to be financially plausible.  In the end, I decided on the Community Lifeboats in Bangladesh.
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Protect the Skin You’re In-Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs has worked with the “Protect the Skin You’re In” campaign since 2006. The trendy New York designer has designed t-shirts that feature nude models and celebrities who are covered by the campaign’s slogan. The shirts are to raise awareness on skin cancer as well as benefit melanoma research at the NYU Cancer Institute.
All revenue gained from the $35 t-shirts benefit the NYU School of Medicine’s Interdisciplinary Melanoma Cooperative Group (IMCG). The shirts are available exclusively at Marc Jacobs stores.

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I Want To Fly High by Lindsay Swiggum


Just last week in class we watched the short documentary, I Want To Be A Pilot. I know we spoke about this in class, but this is a film that truly touched my heart and I could not help but feel the need to write about it. It is my favorite piece we have seen so far. Continue reading

Food Inc. – Lily Huber

After seeing this documentary in 2009 when it came out in theaters, I can honestly say I have never thought of food in the same way. The film covers the topic of corporate farming in America and all the secrets within this huge powerful monopoly. Every aspect of the agricultural business is examined and it contains amazing footage of the truth behind what we see on store shelves. I’ve seen many different types of food investigation videos but this film just really stuck with me.

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Bigger than Barbie

Bigger than Barbie is a documentary that follows a small group of women in South Africa who are using Monkeybiz, their beading project, to overcome poverty and HIV/AIDS.

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Graphic Design Posters Create Positive AIDS Awareness: Mardi Vartabedian

25 Years of

International AIDS Awareness

Speak & Design

Over past few years, visual communication has grown to speak positive words within the world of graphic design. Recently, I came across this website because of the creative yet, attractive design of unusual posters.  The graphic exhibit draws upon James Lapides’, an extensive archive of international AIDS Awareness, who donated these posters to Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
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