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Artefact is a design and innovation firm that uses strategy, human-centered design and technology to advance meaningful change. For our clients. For people. For society.

Social Impact

Social impact is an extension of our philosophy that the role of design is to lead to a preferable future. It is our explicit commitment to pursue partners and projects that contribute to solving some of the most complex problems we face as a society: access to education, better health outcomes, and a sustainable environment.  Using human-centered design and outcome-focused thinking, our aim is to make a difference in the lives of underserved people and communities.

"1.2 billion people live off the power grid. This prototype from Artefact could make a big difference for them."

Bill Gates, via Twitter, November 25, 2013