RESUS
design | community | impact
bridgeport, chicago, u.s.a.
312.380.9650
info@RESUSstudio.com

as designers, we harness human potential & fresh perspectives to create conditions for more effective change & social impact.

our approach

oUR APPROACh
Our core philosophy, our services and how we innovate.

 

our team

OUR design TEAm (+ you?)
Learn about who we are and what kind of changemaker you might be.

 

our reach

OUR REACH
Partners, clients, sponsors, idols and events.

 

"RESUSCITATE |riˈsəsəˌtāt| to bring back to a conscious or active state again."
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary

"Efficiency in production should not be a guiding principle, for it takes away all humanity and creativity."
- Grace Lee & Jimmy Boggs

"All men up, no man down."
- Whitney Young, Sr.

"All too often a solution is sought in some kind of formalism ... devoid of its original spirit"
- José Antonio Coderch

"Promote the general welfare of the people."
- Preamble of the U.S. Constitution

"Embrace complexity to uncover simple solutions."
- Eric Berlow

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
- Buckminster Fuller

featured ideas:

community-designed grocery store vision
community-grocery demand | finalist for Design Ignites Change 2013 Fellowship

housing cooperatives visioning
housing cooperatives visioning & prospects

what is changemaking
what is changemaking? | dissecting the world of planning, policy & other changemaking disciplines

bus node businesses
bus node businesses | part of First Place entry for Design Makes Change 2012 competition

corner store network
corner store network | part of First Place entry for Design Makes Change 2012 competition

multi-use public schools
multi-use public schools | part of First Place entry for Design Makes Change 2012 competition

dreamTEAMup
dreamTEAMup

civiclab TIF poster
tax-increment financing poster visualization | in collaboration with CivicLab

redefining suburbia
redefining suburbia

plan for detroit
a plan for detroit

traindensityanalysis
equitable transit options

NEWS: our project was a finalist for the Design Ignites Change 2013 Fellowship. we are extremely honored and are working hard to realize the ideas outlined in our proposal.

NEWS:
our entry for the Design Makes Change's Sweet Homes Chicago 2012 competition won 1st place! many thanks to the organizers, jurors, and supporters. implementation is underway ...