A Brief History of Design

When something newsworthy happens at MSDS, our team of scribes get to work and commit it to the history books for future generations.

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Beginning in January, 2015, Philanthropy News Digest, a daily news service of the Foundation Center announced it will begin publishing a monthly column on their PhilanTopic website, authored by MSDS Founder and Director of Strategy, Matthew Schwartz. The...

MSDS is very pleased to celebrate the launch of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation's new website, for which we were the nonprofit's UX and design partner. MSDS worked with the arts philanthropy to educate audiences about an often overlooked periofd in American...

The results for the 2014 Davey Awards and W³ Awards are in, and we're proud to say that MSDS's design for the Yale 2014 Environmental Performance Index has been recognized with a Silver Award from the W³ Awards in the University category, while...

Continuing MSDS's concentration in branding and design for organizations addressing climate change and sustainability, MSDS is proud to announce our selection as an interactive design partner by the International Institute for Sustainable Development. MSDS will collaborate with the nonprofit on a creation...

We're extremely pleased to note that Columbia University has recently initiated the beta launch of Columbia Global, a first-of-its-kind initiative for the University, serving as a portal for the entirety of Columbia University's global efforts, including its Global Centers, institutes,...

Continuing MSDS's concentration in branding and design for organizations addressing climate change and sustainability, MSDS is proud to announce our selection as a branding and interactive design partner by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. MSDS will collaborate with the...

Continuing MSDS's specialization in data visualization design MSDS is extremely pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with The World Economic Forum working on their annual Global Competitive Index Report. Covering 144 economies, the Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015 measures national competitiveness...

Continuing MSDS's concentration in branding and design for organizations addressing climate change and sustainability, MSDS is proud to announce our selection as the branding interactive and branding design partner by The ClimateWorks Foundation. MSDS will collaborate with the philanthropic nonprofit...

We're pleased to announce that The Communications Network is featuring MSDS Design Director Ryan Reynolds's insight, Indexes are the Next Wave In Visual Storytelling, discussing the expanding role of indexes and other infographics in the communication of social issues. 

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We're pleased to announce that MSDS's website designs for Aquion Energy, Pratt Center for Community Development, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs' Who's on the Ballot, and Environment Northeast's ClimateVision 2020 have each been recognized...

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