Design matters.


To use design in thoughtful and meaningful ways to advance the work of social change and human development.

Design Lab is an award-winning, full-service design studio housed within FHI 360, one of the world’s foremost non-profit human development organizations.

Our passion for helping create positive change is matched by over a decade of providing thoughtful design solutions tailored for various audiences and cultures. From publications to websites to marketing campaigns, our portfolio is a testament to our commitment to social development.

We can help you with:
– Brochures, posters, collateral
– Campaigns, advertising
– Concept development and prototyping
– Exhibit and conference design
– Illustration and visualization
– Information graphics
– Logo and branding
– Presentation design
– Print management and production
– Proposal support
– Publications, reports, books
– Toolkits, training materials
– Web sites and multimedia



Design is dialogue. We promote a design approach that is inclusive, research-informed, and empathetic to the community in context.

Our approach is rooted in a keen understanding of a project’s communication objectives. More than just a craft or an expression of style, we see design as a vital tool to amplify core messages and bring critical content to focus.


ADDY Awards
AED Legacy Awards
AIGA Cause/Affect Awards
APHA Expo, Booth Competition
Davey Awards
Graphic Design USA
Hermes Creative Awards
Horizon Interactive Awards
Interactive W3 Awards
Neenah Paperworks
Printing Industries of Virginia, Best in Print Competition
Sappi Ideas That Matter (2003, 2007, 2008, 2010)