Youth Design Studio in the WDC2014 Pitch Session!

Hey there!

If you’ve been keeping up with us via Facebook, Twitter, or our blog, you know that we pitched Youth Design Studio to a crowd of participants, supporters and staff of Thundafund and the Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 back in February. In fact, we wrote a blog all about our experience putting together our Youth Design Studio pitch for the pitch session!

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Well, in case you were curious about how it turned out, we finally managed to get the video on here!! Our cameraman didn’t have enough time to set up properly, so the angle is a little weird and the focus goes in and out sometimes, but if you read our blog and want to see how the actual pitch went, or if you’re just curious about Youth Design Studio, check it out!  It’s a fun in-person overview of the project, with some one-of-a-kind flair thrown in (ie. Julie in the background, building the letters for “Youth Design Studio” out of low-cost and recycled materials)!



Youth Design Studio/Imagine More Cape Town World Design Capital Pitch Session from Imagine More on Vimeo.

May 7th, 2014 by imblog

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Dear Wonderful Friends,

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from Imagine More!  Valentine’s Day is actually my favorite holiday, because it’s always been an excuse for me to tell all the awesome people in my life just how incredibly awesome they are.  In that spirit, we at Imagine More would like to take this opportunity to thank EVERYONE who has been a part of Youth Design Studio as we work to make it a reality.  To all the people who have given us support, feedback, advice, and helped us navigate the challenges of working in a foreign country with many systems unfamiliar to us, THANK YOU!!!  We are so awed at the overwhelming response and positivity we’ve gotten from all of you, and we are truly thankful for you every day.   And a SPECIAL thank you to everyone who has contributed to our Thundafund campaign!  We hope you feel the full weight of the fact that you are changing lives for the better.

If you want to get involved, visit our website at to learn more about who we are, what we do, and why!  If you want to read more about Youth Design Studio, our current project in Cape Town, South Africa, visit the Youth Design Studio project page on our website. And while you’re at it, check out our Thundafund campaign at!

Thank you again, and we hope your day is full of affection & appreciation!


Imagine More 🙂

February 14th, 2014 by imblog