Design Sponge

Design*Sponge is a design blog run by Brooklyn-based writer, Grace Bonney. Launched in August of 2004, the site updates between 6-8 times per day and was declared a “Martha Stewart Living for the Millennials” by the New York Times. Design*Sponge attracts a diverse group of devoted readers across the globe.


Design, Blog, Grace Bonney

Brain Pickings

Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She gets occasional help from a handful of guest contributors.


Brain Pickings, Creativity

Wren + Glory

Wren + Glory has partnered with Elvis Duran and the Morning Show to bring you a limited edition capsule collection. Designed with the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, all pieces are made of brass and plated in 18k gold or white gold. The sound wave not only represents the logo, but also the gift of hearing that we often take for granted. Gloria & Renee, designing sisters behind the jewelry brand, have first hand understanding of this. Their dad was born with a major hearing deficiency, and has worn hearing aids his entire life. 


Wren + Glory, Elvis Duran, The Morning Show


WeTopia is a Facebook game that simulates the building of a virtual village and was created for social impact: users can turn points into monetary donations for charities that help families and kids worldwide. 50% of the company's net profits are returned to their partners to complete social good projects. 


Wetopia, Facebook, Virtual, Village, Donation


deviantART was created to entertain, inspire, andempower the artist in all of us. Founded in August 2000, deviantART is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts with over 26 million registered members, attracting 65 million unique visitors per month.


DeviantART, Art, Online, Social, Network, Artists, Work, Create

Artists Wanted

Artists Wanted is a collaborative project between several New York City artists and creative organizations working to build new lasting opportunities for emerging talent. We have experienced first hand the difficulties in breaking into the professional art world and it is our mission to make this process more welcoming, dynamic and open-ended.


Artists Wanted, New York City, Creative, Art


Pictory is a showcase for people around the world to document their lives and cultures. Anyone can submit one large, captioned image to each of Pictory’s editorial themes.


Pictory, Photography

One Day on Earth

Founded in 2008, One Day on Earth's first media creation event occurred on 10.10.10. The collaboration was the first ever simultaneous filming event occuring in every country of the world. It created a unique geo-tagged video archive as well as an upcoming feature film.


One Day On Earth, Movie, Global, Videos


chashama supports communities by transforming temporarily vacant properties into spaces where artists can flourish. By recycling and repurposing buildings in transition, we invest in neighborhoods, foster local talent, and sustain a vast range of creativity, commerce and culture. 


Chashama, Artists, Space, Creativity, Culture

Designer Fund

The Designer Fund is an angel fund of designers. Our community gives angel funding, mentorship, and connections to entrepreneurial designers. Our mission is to invest in designers who create businesses with positive social impact. We accept applications and referrals from talented designers and match them with resources to succeed at any stage of their development, ranging from accelerator graduates to later stage companies post Series A financing.


Designer Fund, Design, Designers, Invest, Technology, Improve, Fund, Support


We are a collective of photographers offering limited edition prints of our Instagram images. For every print sold, we donate 50% of the profits to a charity. The charity changes each month and is selected by one of our photographers.  In this way, we hope to encourage making a difference for a variety of causes.  


Instant, Gallery, Pictures, Instagram, Charity

Design Thinking for Educators

Design Thinking for Educators is a creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom, at your school, and in your community. The toolkit provides you with instructions to explore Design Thinking.


Design Thinking For Educators, IDEO, Riverdale Country School, Education, Teachers, Learn, Instruct, Creativity, Innovation, Progressive


Spent is an online game that simulates financial challenges that may result in poverty and homelessness.


Spent, Game, Financial, Challenges, Poverty, Homelessness, Spent Game, Urban Ministries Of Durham

The Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.


Poetry Foundation, Poetry, Magazine, Literary


Noisli is a fantastic background noise and color generator ideal for working and relaxing.
Noisli also provides a color changing background, bringing to you the healthy benefits of the chromotherapy.


Noisli, Ambient Sounds, Chill, Background, App