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D4D Initiative

As social designers, we work directly with indigenous artisans, farmers, and organizers on their entrepreneurial initiatives, exploring ways graphic design/visual communication can be useful for people in this context.
  • Kuxtal Sian Ka'an
  • Gualberto Cazanova

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inauguration of the honey center, cooperativa lol-balche in santa elena

The members of the Lol-Balche honey cooperative in Santa Elena, Yucatan inaugurated their new factory/workshop on June 27, 2007. To view...
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fresh picked oranges

Here is a photo of Cooperativa Cuauhtémoc’s fresh picked oranges. No pesticides – organic. We become so used to “pretty”...
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honey labels

Over the summer, we put together a mini-site to get feedback on the project labels. Click here to visit the site. We received some great comments...
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honey update

It’s been a while since we’ve updated our blog and a lot of changes have happened. During the summer, the honey project expanded to...
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Some Label Samples

The Citrus group has been working hard at revising the designs for the orange juice labels. Here are some examples of their work:
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Words from Maria

hi everyone. i just spoke with alex regarding the labels. he mentioned some of his suggestions — including the whole map of yucatan...
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Editing Video

I am almost done editing done all the videos from the Mexico trip. We had about six hours worth and I only have two more hours left to cut down....
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Lunch with Alex

Alex, from the orange project, happened to be in Gainesville for a Law School Conference and a few of my fellow MINTies and I were able to meet...
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honey updates coming soon

heya. I am currently gathering all the notes and recent honey project developments, so check back soon to catch up on what has happen since...
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