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Design for America Studios

Studios are nodes of community, design education, and localized impact within university campuses across the U.S.

Inclusive Digital Design Toolkit: Practical guidance for Feed the Future activities

A design toolkit for USAID staff on how to design inclusive digital technology interventions, written for work on global hunger but applicable in many other contexts.

Deceptive Patterns

A taxonomy of deceptive design patterns, laws, cases, reading list, hall of shame, and Deceptive Patterns book



Bangkok, Thailand

We create meaningful conversation with data + design + story.

Seattle By Design

Seattle By Design

Seattle, WA, United States of America

A pilot program that connected a cohort of volunteer experts with City staff to answer questions and make recommendations using best practices in user research. Seattle By Design is a partnership between U.S Digital Response (USDR) and Seattle Innovation & Performance.

Chicago Digital Services Team

The Digital Services team works to make city services more accessible and inclusive for Chicago residents. It’s our mission to listen, amplify, and design with the community to build better technology experiences for everyone.




Penpot is the Open-Source Design & Prototyping Tool for Product Teams (Figma alternative)

GOV.UK Design System

GOV.UK Design System

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Use this design system to make government services consistent with GOV.UK. Learn from the research and experience of other service teams and avoid repeating work that’s already been done.

Niji eco-design site concept

Users choose which resources they want to "consume", or load, to reduce the website's footprint


We break the silos of urbanist practices to build Black power and Black joy.

Customer Experience Projects

The Biden Administration's approach to human-centered design to re-orient government around a core set of "life experience" personas

Civic Design

A conference for people who work in the intersection of design and the public sector.

Design Ethnography Lab

This laboratory was formed as an effort to develop design methods and practices, which on the one hand are based on technological developments, and on the other, based on the development of social, cultural, and political issues and theories.

Prosocial Design Network

A library of design interventions to encourage prosocial behaviors online

A growing archive of 1000+ design resources, weekly updated for the community.

Empathy Prompts

This site loads one of a series of prompts to help the user empathize with people experiencing various conditions, from Multiple Sclerosis to near-sightedness.

Humanity Innovation Labs

Humanity Innovation Labs

4850 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 301 Naples, FL 34103

Humanity Innovation Labs is an agile consultancy that offers Mixed Methods Research, UX/UI, and Industrial Design services for emerging technologies within wearable computing (e.g. physical devices and digital experiences).

Terreform ONE

Terreform ONE

Brooklyn, NY

Terreform ONE is a nonprofit architecture and urban design research group. We endeavor to combat the extinction of planetary species through pioneering acts of design.

Designers United for Ukraine

We are a collective that helps designers impacted by the conflict in Ukraine reach safety and find new work opportunities.

California Design System

The Design System makes it easy for state digital teams to build accessible, consistent, and performant services and products to meet Californians’ needs.


A design study and report on how digital technology is changing how we design cities

Stanford Impact Lab Design Fellowship

Stanford Impact Lab Design Fellowship

Stanford University, Serra Mall, Stanford, CA, USA

We make one-year, $50,000 investments in faculty from across the university who want to conceptualize new impact labs through participation in our year-long Impact Lab Design Fellowship.

Civic Design Library

The Civic Design Library is a crowdsourced data set of civic design resources created by global practitioners working at the intersection of design and the public sector. is a nonprofit design studio. We design products and services alongside organizations that are committed to creating a more just and inclusive world.

Civic Design Fellowship at the Center for Civic Design

Join us as the 2022 Civic Design Fellow. In a 4-month program, from January to April, you’ll take your interest in democracy as a design problem to the next level, working with the Center for Civic Design team and completing an independent project exploring the intersection of language access and voting participation.

Toolkit Navigator

The Observatory of Public Sector Innovation's compendium of toolkits for public sector innovation and transformation, curated by OPSI and our partners around the world

Civic Design Center

Civic Design Center

Nashville, TN

A 501(c)3 nonprofit that works with residents, organizations, and municipalities to help improve the quality of life of all people in communities. We do this through engagement, education, connection and design.

Design Insight Group

Design Insight Group

150 Court St Brooklyn, NY 11201

Where technologists and communities work together to explore and build new solutions for New Yorkers

Vote by Design

Vote by Design

Stanford, Escondido Mall, Stanford, CA, USA

Our free digital curriculum allows educators, civic organizers, and community leaders to help new voters find clarity on what leadership qualities are most important to them in a U.S. President -- and why.

US Web Design Standards

Design and build fast, accessible, mobile-friendly government websites backed by user research.

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