How Design Activists Improve Lives

The objects, communications, spaces, and systems that design activists design improve lives and benefit communities and the environment. Evaluate the validity of this concept by supporting your argument with evidence.

To answer the question, explore three recent projects in a design discipline (your own if you are a designer) and explain how these examples of design activism have led to effective responses to one or more contemporary social problems. This could be a problem such as indigenous disadvantage, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, youth unemployment, etc. Note that the focus of this question should be on a social issue. Find exciting examples.