David Peters is a consulting designer who creates ideas that shape how people understand and act in the world. He advocates the use of design to advance positive social change and has been the lead consulting designer to the Wikimedia Foundation, Creative Commons, Wiki Education, SPUR, the Ocean Conservancy, and other progressive organizations. In 2005, he was co-lead of the design team for U.N. World Environment Week that featured more than 200 events on the theme of Green Cities, and at which Al Gore debuted “An Inconvenient Truth.” David’s work and writings have been widely featured in the design press, and he has taught in the graphic design programs at Yale University, RISD, and his alma mater, NSCAD University (formerly Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) in Canada.

Our work has been used by truth commissions, international criminal tribunals, and non-governmental human rights organizations. We have worked with partners on projects on five continents.