The Design, Organization, Training Center (D.O.T) in Port-au-Prince, was created by Donna Karan, Urban Zen, Parsons School of Design, and Haitian artisan and businesswoman Paula Coles to help bridge Haiti's traditional artisan techniques with the modernity and design innovation needed to succeed in today's global marketplace.

Our Impact

The outcome of Urban Zen's commitment to Haiti has raised massive awareness, created jobs, provided vocational eductation, and inspired others in the creative community to join the platform and bring even more opportunity to the developing world.