Why Design Now?: MIT Next Billion Network
Why? Another billion people, mostly in the developing world, will acquire access to cell phones in the next three years, unleashing a revolution in communications. The Next Billion Network partners students and local organizations to create mobile technologies for this population, expanding opportunities for self-reliance. For example, Mobile Care enables cell phones to become medical...
National Design Triennial
Cooper-Hewitt invites you to submit ideas for our fourth Triennial exhibition, opening in 2010. We are looking for designers, firms, and projects from around the world that answer the question “Why design now?” Why is design an essential tool for solving some of today’s most urgent problems? What draws creative thinkers, makers, and problem solvers...
Project Masiluleke_CITIES exhibition
2008. Designer/editor: frog. Courtesy of frog. South Africa has more HIV-positive citizens than any country in the world. Project Masiluleke (meaning "hope" and "warm counsel" in Zulu) uses mobile technology to raise awareness, encourage testing, and guide people into care.