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Shout about design
Access to clean drinking water, sustainable energy sources and changes in the environment are some of the challenges faced by many around the world. Designers, from the Australia to Bangladesh, are responding with innovative design solutions. The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies organizes a free online conference series on pressing environmental issues. This...
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90%
Designers, engineers, students and professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs from all over the globe are devising cost-effective ways to increase access to food and water, energy, education, healthcare, revenue-generating activities, and affordable transportation for those who most need them. And an increasing number of initiatives are providing solutions for underserved populations in developed countries such...
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90% – Panel Discussion
This panel highlights the growing trend in design to create affordable and socially responsible objects for the vast majority of the world’s population (90%) not traditionally serviced by designers. Contributors to the exhibition Design for the Other 90% discuss the design and use of affordable and socially responsible objects. Be among the first to see...
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90% Panel – Modesta Nyirenda-Zabula
Modesta Nyirenda-Zabula, Project Manager, Godisa Technologies Trust
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90% Panel – Martin Fisher
Martin Fisher, co-founder/CEO, KickStart
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90% Panel – Ron Rivera
Ron Rivera- Coordinator of Ceramic Water Filter and International Projects, Potters for Peace
Cooper-Hewitt: Design for the Other 90% Panel – Paul Polak
Paul Polak, Founder, International Development Enterprises
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Valuing World Cultures – Bill Moggridge
The third of the grand challenges posed by Secretary Wayne Clough for the new strategic plan of the Smithsonian is explained by the sentence: “As a steward and ambassador of cultural connections, with a presence in some 100 countries and expertise and collections that encompass the globe, we will build bridges of mutual respect, and...
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Summer in Washington, DC
Design for the Other 90% opened in Washington, DC on April 28, 2010 at the National Geographic Museum’s 17th Street galleries, through September 6, 2010. Admission is free. Photo: Megan Seldon, National Geographic Society, 2010 Alan Parente (left) and Rich McWalters of the National Geographic Museum install the Solar Home Lighting System, one of the...
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Best of the Blogs
The Design for the Other 90% blog is a finalist for a BOBs Award for Best English Language Weblog! Over 8,400 blogs were nominated and an international jury of bloggers selected the finalists. Voting is now open, so please get your vote in. Online voting continues until April 14th, 2010 and the winners will be...