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Sustainable Food & Farming Iconathon

The Noun Project

Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)

Sustainable Food & Farming Iconathon

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The Noun Project has teamed up with GRACE Communications Foundation and Mother Jones to host an Iconathon for Sustainable Food and Farming.  The public design workshop will take place on Sunday, March 2nd at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

We're bringing together sustainable food experts from TEDx Manhattan, GRACE, Mother Jones, and other advocates who will work side-by-side with the highly talented designers from School of Visual Art's MFA Interaction Design, SVA|NYC program.  The goal of this workshop is to create a set of internationally recognizable icons that will help increase communication around food issues. 

Tom Philpott, the James Beard award-nominated food & ag reporter for Mother Jones, will kick off our discussion on sustainable food & farming, followed by the director of GRACE's food program Chris Hunt.  Edward Boatman, co-founder of The Noun Project, will present on semiotics and best icon design practices.  Participants will work in groups with designers & food experts, so everyone will be able to participate and contribute – no art skills necessary! 

The icons created during this event will be released into the public domain for use in ag journalism, local/sustainable food marketing, online sustainable food directories and mobile applications.

Iconathons are organized to engage the general public in the design process and participants include both designers and non-designers. No design or art skills are necessary, all are welcome to participate. The Iconathon is free to attend but tickets are limited, please RSVP.

Have questions about Sustainable Food & Farming Iconathon? Contact The Noun Project
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School of Visual Arts
209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010

Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)


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The Noun Project

The Noun Project is building a global visual language of symbols that anyone can use to communicate. Our mission is to share, celebrate and enhance and world's visual language. As part of this mission, we host Iconathons across the country to add much-needed civic symbols to the public domain.

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