BaoDesignLab’s novel use of paper as a manufacturing material and the need for patience when designing for the social sector is discussed on graphicdesign.com: [excerpt] “Ideas need to matter to the people and communities who are supposed to benefit from them. If those ideas are conceived by designers in isolation from those parties, they will […]
BaoDesignLab founder and designer Linda Pulik and partner Moses Musaazi of T4T describe our design process, exemplified by Project Dose, a simple system enabling health care professionals and parents in developing countries to safely and reliably administer medication to children. Project Dose has been generously supported by Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program.
A critical component of Project Dose is building capacity amongst female entrepreneurs who will eventually manage most aspects of the project. To that end, we’ve designed an educational aid to be used by women during educational seminars with mothers at Ugandan hospitals. The tool is an interactive vinyl banner that communicates the importance of administering […]
BaoDesignLab and Wayne State University’s Siobhan Gregory to present the development of a revised design research methodology for the social sector at the Institute of Design’s Design Research Conference. The 2013 Design Research Conference: Exploring Creative Balance in Design The Design Research Conference (DRC), organized by graduate students at the IIT Institute of Design in […]
Bao Design Lab is part of a global creative innovation network collaborating with local experts on social innovation design projects. Such innovation networks are transforming product and service development for Base of the Pyramid markets. Presented at the Third Subsistence Marketplaces Conference. Chicago, July 2010.