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

The Future of the Commons is an Open Planet

originally posted on the Creative Commons blog At the end of April, I’ll be joining hundreds of open culture advocates at the Creative Commons Summit in Toronto. The program is looking amazing and I’m looking forward to meeting up with friends and colleagues, both old and new. I’ll be wearing several hats at the Summit, […]

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The Future of the Commons is an Open Planet

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

Developing the Creative Concept

The week of February 6th, the core team working on the Planet 4 Project got together in Amsterdam. The goal of the meetup was to move the project from Research to Ideation. We made huge strides in the Creative Concept for the new Greenpeace.org and over 50 National and Regional sites. The research we’ve done […]

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Developing the Creative Concept

Actions Speak Louder than Words

What drives people to act? What’s the difference in motivations between a single act and repeated participation in a particular project or community? To figure it out, we’re planning some specific audience research for the users of greenpeace.org. Nadav wrote this excellent post explaining how to understand ourselves and our audience will help us make […]

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Actions Speak Louder than Words