About Design Like Mad

What is Design Like Mad?

Design Like Mad is an open source concept for 12-hour design marathons hosted in different cities throughout the country. These events bring together student and professional designers for 12 hours to provide pro-bono, design work for deserving, local nonprofit organizations. In four cities across the U.S., Design Like Mad participants have worked on more than 100 projects for over 70 nonprofits.

How It Works

Fill out an application

If you want to participate in Design Like Mad, first you have to fill out an application (and be accepted).

Who can/should apply?

Designers, developers and creative-types of all experience levels (students, too!) Nonprofit organizations in the greater Seattle area that have a brilliant new idea, but lack the resources to make it happen.

meet your team

Collaborate with others and develop a vision to help non-profit organizations grow within your community. You’ll help bring your project to life.

Design like mad!

You have a big picture in mind for your non-profit organization. Let the best talent in the community help you make that big picture become reality.

Ok I'm In. Sign Me Up!

Head to our Join page to submit your application.

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