Archinect - News 2017-09-26T00:00:44-04:00 Public Interest Design 100 honors people for their commitment to dignifying design for all Keith Zawistowski 2012-12-06T13:07:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:51:00-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>There is a growing movement afoot in design. It has assumed many names over the years, all of which emphasize the public good and the engagement of too-often marginalized voices. Of late, we've seen life-saving products, more dignifying environments, and more efficient systems, all designed for the betterment of all.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The University of Minnesota College of Design,&nbsp; Tandus Flooring, and introduced&nbsp; Public Interest Design 100.</p> <p> The list is, a comprehensive look at 100 individuals and teams working at the intersection of design and service.&nbsp;While there are many designers, there are a great many more people working in roles essential to movement-building--as educators, communicators, connectors, funders, and more.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> Inside Archinect, A Precursor to Social Media Alexander Walter 2011-08-05T18:03:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T18:43:18-04:00 <em><p>Why drop in an interview with Archinect&rsquo;s founder and creative director Paul Petrunia on the MDC blog? Well, on any given day, Archinect is, well. . .bustling with architects, designers and firms who drop by the site&rsquo;s highly trafficked job boards and community forums. The latter have become the net&rsquo;s sweet-spot for architects looking for advice on topics ranging from the most mundane to the most ephemeral.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In case you hadn't already stumbled upon it yet, the AIA California Council recently interviewed our very own Paul Petrunia, Founder and Creative Director of Archinect. Paul talks about the state of the industry and its indicators on the site, as well as Archinect's long history of fostering a strong and very lively architecture and design community on the web.</p>