Meetup of local designers, inventors, innovators and social entrepreneurs who are intrested in the design, development and distribution or products for the benefit of the Other 90% -- that's about 5.85 billion people -- that's a market. This group is sponsored by Designfluence, a nonprofit aggregator of designers and resources, and is open to collaborative relationships with like groups and individuals. More about Designfluence on our website. We've decided NOT to have membership dues or meeting fees. However, there is an expense for Meetup, costs for food and drink, and a need for funding timely Designfluence projects. Please make a donation of whatever you can afford at . Our first goal is $300+ to work on the backend IT of the GiveBank™ pro bono site. Thank you!

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    Allison Allison joined
    August 27
    "Hey! I'm a UX/interaction designer based in Redwood City, hoping to get involved in design in the area. Looking forward to meeting you!"
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    "i am an experience designer."
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    Haejoo L.
    "Hi I'm an industrial designer in San Jose area."
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