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Reclaiming Inauguration Day as 'Design as Protest' Day

Reclaiming Inauguration Day as 'Design as Protest' Day

As Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president today, “Design as Protest” workshops will take place around the country, from New Orleans to New York.

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NYCHA Finally Acknowledges the Importance of Design—But Is That Enough?

NYCHA Finally Acknowledges the Importance of Design—But Is That Enough?

For the first time in its 83-year history, the New York City Housing Authority has released guidelines that establish design principles to follow when rehabilitating residential buildings. But is this a case of too little, too late?

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Social Design: A Discipline In Its Own Right

Social Design: A Discipline In Its Own Right

Cheryl Heller, the founding chair of the MFA in Design for Social Innovation at SVA, explains why "social design" needs its own graduate-level program, now more than ever.

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Game Changers 2017: ReUrbano

Game Changers 2017: ReUrbano

This emerging developer is bringing new life to Mexico City’s historic neighborhoods—while keeping the focus on equitable and sustainable growth.

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Game Changers 2017: Architecture Lobby

Game Changers 2017: Architecture Lobby

All is not perfectly well in the world of architecture, and this advocacy group is looking to improve it.

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Archive » Design

Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

When Nemschoff realized the need for comfortable, residential-style furniture in the health-care sector, it began looking into its archives for inspiration.

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Game Changers 2017: Jerry Helling

Game Changers 2017: Jerry Helling

The president and creative director of Bernhardt Design has created multiple platforms to invest in young American and international talent, helping to kick-start the careers of dozens of designers.

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Archive » Culture

Healthy Communities, Healthy People

Healthy Communities, Healthy People

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.

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Made in Taipei

Made in Taipei

Taipei's designation as this year's World Design Capital—chosen by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design—is a recognition of the city's pioneering, design-led urban strategies.

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Portable Privacy

Portable Privacy

Collaborating with renowned designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, Pablo Designs developed Corner Office, a reconfigurable desktop unit that fosters privacy in the workplace.

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The Best of the 21st Century: Products

The Best of the 21st Century: Products

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

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