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Clearview Project
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has just acquired its first digital font, the Clearview family of typefaces. Featured in Cooper-Hewitt’s 2010 National Design Triennial: Why Design Now? exhibition, Clearview is a beautiful example of design as a form of social activism. As baby boomers reach their mid- to late sixties, highway sign legibility has become an...
Why Design Now?: Get-Together
Why? In the United Kingdom, more than three million seniors do not see a friend, neighbor, or family member in any given week. Get-Together, a service designed by the firm Participle, combats social isolation among the elderly using a familiar technology: the telephone. A social network has emerged and flourished, with weekly group meetings and...