Design is Limitless. My First Week at Spark Corps!

Design is Limitless. My First Week at Spark Corps!

My name is Tania Saliba and I am a design apprentice here at Spark Corps...as of a week ago! Getting to know the company has been so exciting and enlightening. Never before have I worked in a place with such unique methods of problem solving, and such a wide definition of what design really is. I've already met so many wonderful, talented people. 

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Start: Spark your Design Creativity Summer Work

Start: Spark your Design Creativity Summer Work

Several years ago, Spark Corps’ partner Orange Sparkle Ball (OSB) held and in-house design camp with the goal of introducing children to the importance of design thinking. During this camp, OSB designers created a small design education book guided children through the fundamentals and principles of design such as color theory, patterns and user need that enabled the children to practice their new design skills through engaging activities...This summer, our new Design Apprentices, Ashley and Emily have taken on the task of refining the formatting and visual design to make it appealing and easy for children to understand.

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Start: Holman Studios

Start: Holman Studios

Lauren Holman is an Atlanta based artist who specialized in screen printing and mixed media. Having a background in health and fine arts, Lauren wants to begin a new chapter by addressing social issues through her artwork in the form of limited edition prints. From the sales of these editions, Lauren also hopes to invest a percentage of proceeds in local non-profits. Spark Corps will work to create an identity and online presence that communicates Lauren’s vision and goals for the project...

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Start: Sunday People

Start: Sunday People

At age 5, Saleena Subaiya held her first camera. She developed her first photo at 10 and shot her first film at age 15. Despite this passion, parental pressure and love for science stared her towards a career in medicine. Now and emergency room doctor and public health research, Saleena never let go of her passion for film...

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Start: Break Into Business

Start: Break Into Business

The humble lemon-aid stand is a rite of passage for many kinds, serving as one of the first exposures a child has to entrepreneurship. Often, the drive doesn’t stop there. Kids graduate to selling Girl Scout Cookies, chocolate bars, and even school fundraisers. For many, these endeavors are just part of the childhood experience. For some, however, they spark a lifelong interest in business and entrepreneurship...

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Start: Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI)

Start: Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI)

Have you ever gotten a flu vaccine? For those with access to quality healthcare, we often take for granted the ease to which we can receive a flu vaccine. Yet, many people across the globe do not have this same luxury. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 36,000 people die from the flu annually. Yet, despite these numbers, the prevalence of flu related deaths is not as widely publicized as other diseases...

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Start: Spark Your Design Creativity

Start: Spark Your Design Creativity

Have you ever thought about what kind of toothbrush would be good for a tyrannosaurus rex? And would the toothbrush used by the mighty t-rex be different than a stegosaurus? What if you were asked to make a drinking glass? Could you make it out of wood? How about cardboard—or, better yet, paper? Most likely, you haven’t thought about these questions often unless you are a designer, or a time traveling paleontologist...

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Start: Welcoming America

Start: Welcoming America

Welcoming America is a national, grassroots-driven collaborative that works to promote mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and U.S.-born Americans. The ultimate goal of Welcoming America is to create a welcoming atmosphere – community by community – in which immigrants are more likely to integrate into the social fabric of their adopted hometowns...

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