Challenges

Discover the design challenges our community has taken on

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Only Connect - Entrepreneurship
Arts and Entertainment
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Service Design, Business Design, Marketing UX
Help Only Connect deliver useful artefacts to creators to manage and promote the business part of their activities.
Only Connect - Funding Strategy
Arts and Entertainment
Coming Soon
Business Design
Identify available funding opportunities and design a framework following best practises for future applications for new funding.
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Design.local - Membership Model
Community
Completed
Design Strategy
Create a sustainable membership model for Design.local that will leverage the community’s ability to self-organize and self-manage, support the management and execution of design challenges, and to grow Design.local’s impact globally.
Open Sky Ventures - UX Research
Human Rights
Completed
Service Design
Understand the needs of Black people and other people of colour who we believe will benefit from gaining financial literacy and learning how to use the tools of commerce to create their own business and career success, which will change their future.
Creative Commons Canada - Membership Research
Open source
Completed
User Research
Help Creative Commons Canada to gain a greater understanding of the existing and future audience to provide guidance to the organization in its mission to grow its membership and impact nationally and in contributing to the global presence of Creative Commons.
eMERGE - Alternate Funding Models
Environmental
Completed
Design Strategy
Help eMERGE continue its fight against climate change by finding new ways to help the residents of Guelph and area reduce their energy and resource demands and keep eMERGE going despite the economic impact of COVID-19.
Maison Verte - Product Design
Agriculture
Completed
Design Strategy
Design a hydroponic system for home use, that is aesthetically pleasing but also utilitarian in its ability to grow produce & collect data.
CAFK+A - Artist Centre
Arts and Entertainment
Completed
Service Design
Create an artist-run centre/platform for these creatives and artists alike using both digital and in the future physical locations.
Colleaga - UX Design
Health and Wellness
Completed
User Research, Visual Design, Service Design
Improve user experience to simplify the Colleaga experience by taking the next level of user experience simplification and improvement.
Maison Verte - Brand & Event design
Agriculture, Environmental
Completed
Visual Design, Service Design
Build a brand and marketing workshops templates that are tailored towards food system/food economic education, where the solution will require as little administrative burden as possible.
Cellular Agriculture Canada - Website Strategy
Agriculture
Completed
Design Strategy
Create a website update strategy for volunteers and admins where the solution will be simple and quick.
CAMRF - Website Design & Development
Arts and Entertainment
Completed
User Research, Visual Design
Provide a low-cost and easily managed website which will help guide the Canadian Low Income Artist & Musician Fund to success in raising money for at-risk artists, musicians, and gig workers.
CAMRF - Marketing Strategy
Arts and Entertainment
Completed
User Research, Marketing UX
Provide a low-cost and easily managed strategy and roadmap which will help guide the CLIAMF to raise money successfully for at-risk artists, musicians, and gig workers.
Butterfly Learning Center - Employee Time-Off
Youth Advocacy
Completed
User Research, Usability Evaluation, Service Design, Industrial Design
Create a time-off process for the admin and staff where the solution will be simple, low-cost and be easily trained to staff members.
THE MUSEUM - Youth engagement strategy
Youth Advocacy, Arts and Entertainment
Completed
Design Strategy
Help youth council of THEMUSEUM develop a youth engagement strategy for the kids.
Pride Certified - Branding Design
Human Rights, Community
Completed
Visual Design, Design Strategy
Create Pride Certified branding and seal of approval stamps. People of the LGBTQ+ community will be able to identify establishments that are LGBTQ+ friendly.

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