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Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle


This first major retrospective of one of the country's greatest industrial designers explores the products and ideas developed and marketed by Russel Wright, inventor of a gracious, informal, and contemporary approach to the middle-class, mid-century American home.
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Designing Media - Alexandra Juhasz


Alexandra Juhasz is a professor of media studies at Pitzer College in California, where she teaches video production, film and video theory. She has given a lot of thought to the social impact of YouTube.
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Are Designers the Enemies of Design?


Design writer Bruce Nussbaum delivered a speech at Parsons a few weeks ago whose controversial refrain was “designers suck.” Read the speech on his Business Week blog. 
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