100% of our work serves causes that have a positive impact on real humans in the world around us.

Based out of Washington DC, humans who play is a design company passionate about using play as a force for innovation and doing good.  We believe that play is in our DNA; it’s how we understand the world around us, tinker with new ideas and form meaningful relationships. We are a collective of designers, strategists, technologists, educators and play experts with extensive experience in the startup and non for profit worlds. And yes, working together looks a lot like play. 



If you are looking for the future, you ‘ll find it where people are having the most fun

-Steven Johnson