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Co-creating a product with a story

Written by Marina van Dieren, Makers Unite At the core of Makers Unite lies the principle of human centered design—a way of working that involves the human perspective in all steps of the process. This means that all stakeholders are involved in the process, particularly

CRISALIS project meets local partners in Athens

What might be possible if we embraced the uniqueness of each individual and celebrated their inherent richness? On 27th September 2019, CRISALIS gathered its partners, colleagues, and friends to explore such question. Facilitator Greta Rossi guided the group through an interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities of intercultural communication. 

Let your hands do the talking

Written by The Language Project team We often don’t realise it, but we think with our hands as much as with our brains. The movements we make with our hands constitute a kind of back-channel way of expressing ourselves and help us work out our

I started with making bags…

Written by HB from Makers Unite– 30 april 2019 I started with making bags Girls here will need bags I said Big bags Small bags When I say makingI mean makingnot designing I don´t like talking about it sketching – drawing being to serious life

Co-design: rediscovering sustainable fashion

By Giulia Houston, Progetto Quid As a fashion social enterprise with the mission of redesigning the fashion industry, in Progetto Quid we’ve always been keen on experimenting innovative and unconventional techniques of achieving our combined goal, that of creating beautiful sustainable fashion collections while fostering

I’m a Mother, a Sister, a Survivor

‘I am a mother, a sister, a survivor” A story of female empowerment moodboards By Maria Tetradi and Violetta Tsitsiliani, The Language Project Pinning fancy pictures on our virtual mood boards on Pinterest is an undeniable trend – and a luxury of few. Scrolling down

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Of social enterprises and butterflies – Introducing our new collaboration CRISALIS

By Quid’s development team What can butterflies teach social entrepreneurs working towards social and labour inclusion? When it comes to people who are excluded or vulnerable on the job market, the forceful yet delicate metamorphosis of butterflies offers food for thought. The caterpillar represents potential