Exploring the Intersection of Creativity and Positive Community Impact

On this episode of WNY Soundstage, Host Daniel Lendzian speaks with Darren Cotton, Executive Director of The Tool Library and founder and principal Designer of Dügüd Design

The Tool Library is an all-volunteer nonprofit tool-lending library located at 5 W Northrup Pl, off of Main Street in Buffalo’s University Heights neighborhood.  This nonprofit organization lends tools out to community members to help them maintain and fix-up their homes and gardens.  The organization was founded by Cotton in 2011.  Dügüd Design provides quality design and branding to help clients communicate calls to action.  

WNY Soundstage
Conversation with Darren Cotton, Executive Director of The Tool Library + Owner, Dügüd Design



Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:39:47 | Recorded on January 23, 2023

This episode includes: 

Photo by Zhi Ting Phua

​​The definition of Urban Planning, and how it affects Buffalo residents

The importance of being community minded

The origin of The Tool Library

The importance of grant writing, specifically for non-profit organizations

Positive impact of The Tool Library 

The connection between creativity, Urban Planning, and Graphic Design

A vision for Buffalo’s future

The best part of living in Buffalo 

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