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Why Design Now? Solving Global Challenges Conference – part 8
How can we power the world with clean energy? How can we improve the quality of life through health-care innovations? Design has emerged as a powerful tool to help businesses offer ingenious and often disruptive solutions to the world's most complex problems. Join us as leading thinkers, scientists and designers share their expertise and discuss...
Why Design Now? Solving Global Challenges Conference – part 6
How can we power the world with clean energy? How can we improve the quality of life through health-care innovations? Design has emerged as a powerful tool to help businesses offer ingenious and often disruptive solutions to the world's most complex problems. Join us as leading thinkers, scientists and designers share their expertise and discuss...
Why Design Now? Solving Global Challenges Conference – part 13
How can we power the world with clean energy? How can we improve the quality of life through health-care innovations? Design has emerged as a powerful tool to help businesses offer ingenious and often disruptive solutions to the world's most complex problems. Join us as leading thinkers, scientists and designers share their expertise and discuss...
Why Design Now? Solving Global Challenges Conference – part 3
How can we power the world with clean energy? How can we improve the quality of life through health-care innovations? Design has emerged as a powerful tool to help businesses offer ingenious and often disruptive solutions to the world's most complex problems. Join us as leading thinkers, scientists and designers share their expertise and discuss...
Why Design Now? Solving Global Challenges Conference -part 12
How can we power the world with clean energy? How can we improve the quality of life through health-care innovations? Design has emerged as a powerful tool to help businesses offer ingenious and often disruptive solutions to the world's most complex problems. Join us as leading thinkers, scientists and designers share their expertise and discuss...
Cooper-Hewitt: The Business of Design 2010
Business leaders discuss how design impacts their overall strategy and affects their bottom line. Bob Safian, Publisher of Fast Company moderates a panel that investigates companies choices that are making clear impact on sustainability issues and their businesses. Panelists include: 
S. Richard Fedrizzi, CEO, United States Green Building Council
Chris Hacker, Chief Design Officer, Johnson &...
2010 People’s Design Award: Braille Alphabet Bracelet
The 2010 People's Design Award goes to the Braille Alphabet Bracelet by At First Sight Braille Jewelry. The design of this bracelet combines beautiful jewelry design and the braille alphabet to help spread the need for Braille literacy. Unemployment among individuals who are blind hovers at about 70%, but of those individuals who are employed...
2010 National Design Award: Communication Design – Stephen Doyle
See Stephen Colbert present the 2010 National Design Award for Communication to graphic designer Stephen Doyle. The Award for Communication Design recognizes the impact of design on the ways that we look, read, and think. Stephen Doyle gives words a deeper meaning in graphic form, resulting in an intelligent, provocative body of work. His clients...
Cooper-Hewitt: Game Change in the Design of Retailing
Jane and Benjamin Thompson, FAIA, collaborated for two decades on Design Research, the postwar emporium that introduced advanced designs from abroad. The book Design Research: The Store that Brought Modern Living to American Homes, by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange chronicles the renowned "General Store of Good Design," and reveals the backstory of the store...