Posts By Martha Pettit

Martha - who has written 3 posts on Rainforest Action Network Blog.

Martha is the Online Design and Production Coordinator at RAN. She also does freelance design. Martha can be found on Twitter: @mgpettit

Occupy Design And Occupy The Dancefloor, Or: What I Do After A Full Work Day At RAN

By Martha, November 14 2011

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Occupy Design And Occupy The Dancefloor, Or: What I Do After A Full Work Day At RAN

For the last month I haven’t really had any free time. And I am okay with that. It was my choice. I was looking for a way to plug into the Occupy Together Movement in a way that made sense for me. I chose to volunteer my free time because I agree 100% that our [...]

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What’s The Connection Between Fractals And Rainforests?

By Martha, December 13 2010

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What’s The Connection Between Fractals And Rainforests?

When longtime RAN supporter Robert Wehle recommended to one of our staff that we watch the NOVA special FRACTALS: Hunting the Hidden Dimension that was the first question that popped into our heads. We were intrigued here at RAN, so we scheduled a lunch viewing of the special. What we found out is that fractals [...]

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Designing For Good (Not Evil)

By Martha, December 3 2010

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Designing For Good (Not Evil)

When talking about activism and social change, design is not always one of the first words that come to mind. But maybe it should be. It is critical that we as designers understand the weight of our social impact. We have the power to communicate clear, accurate, useful messages that reach and inform millions—or we [...]

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