Friday, April 22, 2011
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 the exhibition which illustrates the power of design to improve quality of life everywhere. Design for the Other 90% is made possible by The Lemelson Foundation. Additional funding is provided by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency, the Esme Usdan Exhibition Endowment Fund, and the Ehrenkranz Fund.