social design

Creativity for the Common Good

BOLTGROUP invests in pro bono community projects where our 35-year history of design thinking and creative talents can have a significant impact.

Our Calling

At BOLTGROUP we are mindful of the designer’s role in bringing positive change to the world we share. This includes applying our talents to impact sustainability, community engagement, inclusion of the marginalized, and support of the causes we hold dear. Each year we invest in pro bono community projects where our 30-year history of design thinking and our creative talents can have a significant impact. Here are a few of those projects.

Case Studies

BOOM | Charlotte’s Most Diverse Arts Festival
Mission: To foster artistic collaborations that will become catalysts for diversity and inclusion in the community.

What We Did: Organizational Design // Service Design // Event Design // Signage // Graphic Design

Charlotte Museum of History | Mad About Modern
Mission: To celebrate and foster an appreciation of mid-century modern architecture and design, thereby helping to preserve Charlotte’s historic built environment.

What We Did: Brand Strategy // Brand Identity // Digital Design

Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg
Mission: To re-envision what a library might be and implement innovations that enhance the role of the main library within the Charlotte center city.

What We Did: Community Research // Service Design // Space Design of the Idea Box Makerspace

AIGA Charlotte | Beer & Branding
Mission: To inspire our creative communities through collaboration with local homebrewers, and to benefit the AIGA Design Continuum Fund, a scholarship supporting local creatives wishing to pursue a design education.

What We Did: Service Design // Brand Identity // Event Design

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