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#InThisTogether

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The current pandemic has fostered a lot of cooperation between people and organizations, and we are proud to have been able to help a couple of our clients out.

Borders Are Imaginary

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This week, we launched our latest annual community project - following the great receptions we received for the prayer flags that we sent to an elder center in Nepal last year, and the holiday cards we sent to hospice patients. This year, we have produced stickers on the theme Borders are Imaginary.

Now Hiring: Designer

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Make a difference in the world through design. We are hiring a graphic designer to work on projects for our national and global humanitarian clients, including the United Nations, Parkinson's Foundation, and United Federation of Teachers.

Announcing For Magazine

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We are extremely proud to announce the launch of the inaugural issue of For magazine. Our independently-published magazine highlights important topics facing humanity, approaching each subject with a positive, optimistic attitude.

Announcing For: Magazine

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We are incredibly excited to announce the latest Project from Ultravirgo - For: Magazine. A year in the making, with contributors spanning the globe, For is our most ambitious project to date. 

What Will We Build Today?

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An important question for creative people of all ages. It's also the title of my most recent book!

Better Work. Better for All.

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For the past year, we have been working with Better Work - a joint partnership between the UN's International Labour Organization and the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank, that works to improve conditions in garment factories - on a strategic rebrand. 

World Population Day

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Yesterday was World Population Day, an annual event to raise awareness of global population issues. This year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund chose the day to kick off a yearlong push to improve investment in adolescent girls. Girls around the world face greater challenges than their male counterparts. Yet with the largest percentage of youth in history, we - as a global population - have a great opportunity to improve the future of humanity by improving the fortunes of girls around the world right now.


How to Become a 3D Printing Entrepreneur

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3D printing - or additive manufacturing, as it's officially called - is still in it's infancy, especially for anything beyond prototyping. But with our launch of Mymo a little over a year ago, we've been considering possible applications to finished products, and have learned a lot along the way. I shared some wisdom in the recently-published book How to Become a 3D Printing Entrepreneur.

What's in your bag?

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A little fun after a busy week: InVision asked me and a group of other great designers and programmers what is in our work bags. 

See the results on their blog.