Archinect - News 2014-09-21T22:27:36-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/6904255/creatives-unite-for-japan-relief-effort “Creatives Unite for Japan” Relief Effort Alexander Walter 2011-05-19T13:33:24-04:00 >2011-05-20T14:07:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uh/uhldrbii3asx8sx0.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The Art Directors Club and One Club, in partnership with AKQA, have joined together to form Creatives Unite for Japan, a new charitable program that provides the creative community with a direct way to help victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Creatives Unite for Japan is strictly a donation program, with each organization featuring a banner on their home pages with program information and <a href="http://www.adcglobal.org/programs/japan/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PayPal link</a>. One hundred percent of donations will go to fund <a href="http://www.ashinaga.org/en/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Ashinaga Foundation</a>, a non-profit organization formed in 1963 that provides aid to children who have lost parents due to hardship, economic or natural disasters.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;This is not a call for entries, it&rsquo;s a call for a cause,&rdquo; said Rei Inamoto, chief creative officer, AKQA and ADC board member who developed the program mission and logo design. &ldquo;Because right now, Japan does not need ideas that win gold, silver or bronze Cubes or Pencils, they need our support. We urge fellow creatives around the world to un...</p>