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111 Fifth Avenue 12th Floor
New York
United States

About Us

desigNYC’s mission is to improve the lives of New Yorkers by connecting nonprofits and civic groups serving the public good with passionate, professional pro bono designers. Our focus is local (NYC’s five boroughs); we engage all design disciplines (architectural, landscape, interior, lighting, communication design); our approach is participatory (we recommend designing with the community being served); and we work at all different kinds of scales (from print brochures to big public spaces). Our projects improve the lives of New Yorkers around the themes of Well-Being and Sustainable Communities — creating solutions affecting a range of social and environmental issues impacting the city, including affordable housing, sustainable development, social justice, human health, green space, urban farming, local food systems, youth leadership, and more. desigNYC was founded in 2009 by a group of influential designers and design advocates. For more information, visit