After the recent release of their Public Interest Design 100 in Review, which features 100 individuals and teams working at the intersection of design and service, Public Interest Design has published a series of Top 10’s listing the most significant initiatives, milestones and things to watch for in the area of public interest design. Although the latter focuses on initiatives from the U.S., the Design 100 will be followed by a global edition soon.

Here is a breakdown of all three posts, but make sure to click through to the entire articles over at Architizer.

Top 10 PID Initiatives to Watch in 2013
1.
The NEA will publish its Social Impact Design White Paper
2. The Public Interest Design 100 infographic will go global
3. Big Future Group will take shape
4. The University of Minnesota will host Public Interest Design Week
5. IDEO.org Innovation Fund will take off
6. Design will become a Clinton Global Initiative hallmark
7. MASS Design Lab will break ground in Rwanda
8. Studio H, the film, will debut
9. Grantmakers in Design will unite design and philanthropy
10. The Catch-All of TBAs

2012 Top 10 PID Milestones
1.
Architectural Record Publishes “Building for Social Change” Issue
2. IDEO.org and Gates Foundation Launch HCD Connect
3. Design Corps Debuts the First Four of Six SEEDocs
4. U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale Showcases “Spontaneous Interventions
5. The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Addresses “Designing for Impact”
6. “Public Interest Design” Exhibition Opens at the Autodesk Gallery
7. The Noun Project Launches New Website and Symbol Suites
8. The Gates Foundation Hosts Inaugural Toilet Festival
9. Grantmakers in Design Hosts Its Inaugural Meeting
10. Public Interest Design 100 Infographic Maps Movers & Shakers

2012 Top 10 PID Predictions in Review
1. The TED Prize was awarded to “The City 2.0”
2. Design for America has, indeed, spread its wings
3. The Public Interest Design Institute hit the road
4. The 1% program eclipsed 1,000 firms
5. The Intern Development Program 2.0 took effect
6. Design Like You Give a Damn 2 hit the shelves
7. Studio H, the documentary, due out in 2013
8. Archiculture film in production
9. U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale showcased “Spontaneous Interventions”
10. Public Policy Lab took shape

What do you think of PID’s Top 10’s? Would you add or remove any from the list? Let us know in the comments!

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