Refugee Council

Created for the UK Refugee Council, Platforma is a bespoke social network that helps organisations and artists exploring refugee experiences to showcase their work and collaborate online.

The site is built using open source software and allows artists to create profiles, collaborate in project groups, share media and post status updates on a Facebook-style “Wall”. View the site here.

If you'd like to find out more about creating a social network for your business or organisation, drop us a line.

in a nutshell...

Platforma is a social network that helps refugee artists and organisations to showcase their work and collaborate online.


  • Artist profiles
  • Facebook-style wall, friending & status updates
  • Collaborative groups with media uploading & forums


  • Drupal 6
  • Organic groups module
  • User relationships module

they say...

Herd have created a fantastic social network for us that helps artists and arts organisations to showcse their work and collaborate online.
Almir Koldzic, Head of Arts and Refugee Partnership, Refugee Council
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