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What Coffee, Bleach, and Bondi Blue Teach Us about... →
Michael Graves on Objects He Designs for Target,... →
2011 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal to... →
A Mr. Milton Glaser is getting one with Renée Fleming and John Lithgow. “Through a Fulbright fellowship, he studied with painter Giorgio Morandi at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy.”
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What Bill Gates Could Learn from Chris Rock →
“Despite the myths, most successful entrepreneurs don’t begin with brilliant ideas, they discover them. It’s an approach that can be learned and taught, but rarely is in today’s schools. That’s because our educational system emphasizes spoon-feeding us knowledge, such as scientific tables or historical information, and then testing us in order to measure how much we’ve retained about that body...
Let’s say a designer presents something to a client, and the C.E.O. asks, “Well,...– Doreen Lorenzo, president of Frog Design
Doreen Lorenzo, president of Frog Design, Says... →
One of the hallmarks of our team is this sense of looking to be wrong. It’s the...– Jonathan Ive Advice that all design students should take everyday.
Where are the world’s nuclear reactors? →
Simple info graphic showing type of plant and where.
Thoughts on design from Taproot Foundation's VP of... →
“The successful introduction of new products, services, environments, etc., requires not just professional designers, but also people who are advocates, builders, marketers and purchasers of the stuff designers produce.”
How the iPhone Led to the Sale of T-Mobile USA →
A well designed product can destroy a business.
Facing Death on PBS Frontline →
I recently had to confront this issue with an elderly parent. This web site, which I did not know about or just came out, is very good in explaining the issues and the pros and cons to how one handles it. Highly recommend you read if you have elderly parents or relatives.
Don’t Call Me, I Won’t Call You →
“Phone calls are rude. Intrusive. Awkward. “Thank you for noticing something that millions of people have failed to notice since the invention of the telephone until just now,” Judith Martin, a k a Miss Manners, said by way of opening our phone conversation. “I’ve been hammering away at this for decades. The telephone has a very rude propensity to interrupt people.” Though the beast has been...
What we know, and don't know, about Japan’s... →
MIT professors give best explanation I have seen yet of what is happening: “If the fuel does fully melt, he said, it would “relocate downward,” where it would hit a pool of water at the base of the reactor building, which is there specifically to cool off the molten fuel in case of such an emergency. When the molten fuel reaches the water, Kazimi said, it would solidify again, where it could later...
Maeda at RISD: A failure with the faculty and... →
Natalia Ilyin writes in her blog. “When John Maeda was voted in as president of RISD four years ago, I was elated. Here was a man who stood at the intersection of art and technology, bright, a graphic designer, originally from Seattle— the whole thing sounded to be just the thing that I thought RISD needed. “But it hasn’t been good. On March 2nd, the faculty of Rhode Island ...
Thirty Conversations on Design →
Apple rumored to enter new collaboration with... →
I think Sony would be better…