Due to the Summit Rio +1, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazilian designer Felipe Taborda organized the exhibition Global Mix, 30 posters for a sustainable world. This show includes the work of 30 graphic designers of various nationalities, who proposed a glance towards a sustainable world, using renewable energy, encouraging environmental stewardship.
The criteria for selection of posters and participating designers was to have a major presence in the arts and culture scene, with national and international awards. Equally, participants had to be activists in social and environmental causes.
The winning entries were: Alain LeQuernec (France), André Stolarski (Brazil), Barbara Szaniecki (Brazil), Celeste Prieto (Paraguay), Christiano Menezes (Brazil), David Tartakover (Israel), Diego Bermúdez (Colombia), Esteban Salgado (Ecuador), Fabio Arruda (Brazil), Fang Chen (China), Fidel Sclavo (Uruguay), Gitte Kath (Denmark), Gunter Rambow (Germany), Hernán Berdichevsky (Argentina), Isidro Ferrer (Spain), Jamila Varawala (India) Jonathan Barnbrook (England), Kiko Farkas (Brazil), Liza Ramalho (Portugal), Mark Gowing (Australia), Mehdi Saeedi (Iran), Michal Batory (Poland), Paul Sahre (USA), Pekka Loiri (Finland), Pepe Menendez (Cuba), Saki Mafanikwa (Zimbabwe), Sandra Monterroso (Guatemala), Takashi Akiyama (Japan), Vladimir Chaika (Russia) and Alejandro Magallanes (Mexico).