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Design Exchange Panel
As residents of informal settlements collaborate more and more with designers, governments, and organizations, truly innovative solutions and ideas are emerging. This panel featuring exhibition participants will discuss what they are doing to meet the demands of growing urban populations and new economies. Panelists include representatives from: – Shack/Slum Dwellers International – Design With Africa...
Design [R]evolutions: Places for Paintings and Paintings for Places
It is difficult to believe that the works of art we now see in museums were originally intended for display someplace else. The inaugural speaker for Desigh [R]evolutions, Dr. Nicholas Penny will discuss where several famous paintings now in public galleries were originally intended to hang, and how lighting, heigh, wall color, frames, and the...
Winners’ Panel
Live webcast of the National Design Awards Winners’ Panel, part of National Design Week 2011.
2011 NYC Teen Design Fair
Watch Teen Design Fair NYC, the kick-off event of National Design Week. Held annually in Washington, D.C. and in New York City, The Fair invites hundreds of local teens to learn about careers from a diverse array of design professionals. Design colleges from around the country are also on hand to provide admissions and financial...
Bill’s Design Talks: Jacqueline Novogratz
As Acumen Fund's Founder and CEO, Jacqueline Novogratz developed the Fund's unique approach to using philanthropic capital to invest in scalable businesses that serve the poor. Her vision is that one day all human beings will have access to the critical goods and services they need—including affordable health, water, housing, energy, agricultural inputs, and services—so...
Bill’s Design Talks: Nonobject—A Radical New Approach to Design
Does form always follow function? Within the world of product design, only a few lone voices challenge this convention. Among this group of visionary individuals is Branko Lukic, Founder and Principal of Nonobject Studio. Lukic’s design philosophy presents an entirely new way of developing and experiencing the world of objects and our relationship with them....
Sonia Delaunay and the “New Woman”
Dr. Sherry Buckberrough, associate professor at the University of Hartford and author of Sonia Delaunay: A Retrospective, will discuss Sonia Delaunay’s role in 1920s Paris and the remarkable effect her designs had on shaping the modern woman. Placing her work in the context of Paris fashion of the time, Dr. Buckberrough will illuminate Delaunay’s impact...
Richard Campanella at City of Neighborhoods 2008
Richard Campanella tracks the physical geography, historical development, and population of New Orleans from colonial times to after Hurricane Katrina.
High School Invention Projects (Why & How)
Joshua Schuler, Executive Director of the Lemelson-MIT Program, describes the twenty-first-century thinking skills used in the invention process and explains how that process is used throughout high schools in the United States by the InvenTeams program.