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Image of Ryan Powell, head of research and UX design, Waymo behind a podium with a Cooper Hewitt sign. He has brown hair and glasses, and wears a red and blue striped sweater. His hands are raise slightly, gesturing to an image on a screen behind him. The crowd looks on.
Design Talk: Designing the Connected City
The arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles provides cities and residents an opportunity to reimagine shared public spaces. How can design further this effort and help to create more livable, equitable streets? This in-depth conversation with three leaders in the field of mobility design covers shared data, transportation technology, and civic responsibility . Panelists: Sarah...
Design Pulse: What is the Future of Mobility Design?
Leading figures in design, transportation, and technology share their perspectives on the future of mobility.
Rendering of the view of the street from the front seat of a car, with text and iconography noting elements of the cityscape.
Who Owns the City of the Future?
Autonomous vehicles, electric cars, and ride-sharing applications are disruptive innovations that hold unknown outcomes for society.
Thailand’s Transport Solution
Over the next months while the Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition is on display at the United Nations Headquarters in New York several individuals whose own research explores the exhibition’s subject matter have been invited to write blog entries sharing their insights, related research and projects. – Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially...
Threesome Rescue Wheelchair User
Alvaro, Ray and Tony from Cooper-Hewitt’s Facilities team We help teachers learn how to teach design by engaging them in the design process through active observation, discussion, strategies for visual communication, and critique. Yesterday our education team was hosting a professional development teacher training program with the New York City Department of Education. One of...
“Why Design Now” – Triennial Highlights
Exhibition Catalog, designed by Michael Bierut and Yve Ludwig of Pentagram Sunday January 9th was the last day of our National Design Triennial, open since May 14th. How can almost nine months go so fast? The show answered the question “Why Design Now?” with 134 examples, assembled from around the world by our curatorial team,...