For some students it’s difficult to imagine life beyond high school, especially if life in high school has been a challenge. “Teens in Transition” is a program created by the Junior League of Madison to address this concern for foster care youth. Since its inception three years ago, president Laura Gmeinder has seen the direct impact it has on a niche group of teenagers in the Dane County.
Deb Kusmec Aguilar has never suffered from breast cancer, but has devoted a large amount of her life to assisting women who have been. After her dear friend Lisa encouraged her to become involved at Breast Cancer Recovery, Kusmec was smitten with the usefulness she felt at helping these women. Her work continues today as she strives to help all breast cancer survivors return to their beautiful, rejuvenated selves.
What is design? There isn’t an easy answer to that question. Design encompasses a lot—everything from space planning to materials choices and beyond. But the experts do agree on one thing: The most successful projects begin
and end with good design.