A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

On the first day of September in the Year of Our Lord 2017, the We Are Open Co-op joined together in a celebration of piety towards intellect. Wait…what am I doing here? I’ve been reading Shakespeare and watching Braveheart. Ignore that voice, I was trying too hard. The We Are Open Co-op finally got together […]

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A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

Greenpeace is a colourful organisation

One of the challenges for the future look and feel of Greenpeace websites is the need for a new colour story. As a global organisation, Greenpeace needs a strategy around colour that moves away from the classic, standard colour palette to a more global set of colours which more accurately reflects the organisation today. Historical […]

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Greenpeace is a colourful organisation

Designing the Planet 4 style tile: An Open Call for Creatives

In the redesign of the new greenpeace.org, we’ve been exploring a variety of ways that allow people to contribute to what we’re building, an engagement platform which will drive people to action and, in the long term, lead the way towards greater change in online activism. We want people to be passionate and take ownership […]

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Designing the Planet 4 style tile: An Open Call for Creatives

Planet 4 Design Brief: Refining the Concept

Over the past month, the Planet 4 Design team focused on the refinement of the initial Concept, taking both qualitative and quantitative feedback to prioritize, contextualize and identify which design direction and features should be included in the first product release. The result of this piece of work is the Refined Concept Deck, which, beside […]

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Planet 4 Design Brief: Refining the Concept

Change is Everywhere: The Planet 4 Creative Concept

(originally posted in the Planet 4 publication on Medium) With bated breath, the Planet 4 team has been sharing the creative concept for Greenpeace global web presences. We’ve been presenting the concept, answering questions, asking for feedback. This post is a brief outline of the ideas* that are being presented. * please keep in mind […]

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Change is Everywhere: The Planet 4 Creative Concept

3 tips for helping creative people work openly

Leading offline groups can be challenging. These three tips make it easier. Participants in open source communities collaborate in online environments differently than they do offline. Online, we open source enthusiasts tend to think participation is easy—as long as we’re using open tools and have documented how people might get involved. We create structures, strategies, […]

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3 tips for helping creative people work openly

Pathways for Creative Leadership

After reading Titles are Toxic by Rands I remembered a document I wrote while I was still at Mozilla. I asked for anonymous contributions from other employees at Mozilla, then wrote this piece around what other creative leaders had described. It’s time to get these thoughts into the open: The problem: Traditional advancement benefits are […]

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Pathways for Creative Leadership