Pose Skeleton, a Japanese toy, suggests a middle life before reaching the after world -- one where we are all one under the skin.
Steven Guarnaccia put his wit where his pen was when he created the anti- anti-stress coloring book titled, "Red Riding Hood's Hood: The Stress-Inducing Coloring Book."
Hoods, not our friendly hoodies of today, have a dark history. The Daily Heller explores when hoods go bad in this loose visual essay.
Packaging is a double edged (or multi-sided) issue. It can be an innovative design medium and a fount of devastating waste. One day, perhaps in the Star Trekian future, just as there will be no more paper (remember Jean-Luc Picard’s “i-pad“), there will be no more physical packaging (and all logos will be holograms)....
A imaginative and conceptually diverse round up of dollars redesigned in tons of unique and original ways from Richard and Judith Wilde.
Emily Cohen, "a brutally honest consultant," has developed strategies that have helped firms become more effective, profitable, and fun to work at.
Carla Diana, a hybrid designer, focused on realizing "new visions for smart objects and the Internet of Things." She's also a robots expert.
A committed social activist, Cheryl Heller has written an important book for the "new" designer who practices design as a holistic field developing strategies for societal change. This interview is a guide to Heller's The Intergalactic Design Guide: Harnessing The Creative Potential of Social Design.
Prem Krishnamurthy is based in Berlin and New York City. He was a founding principal of design studio Project Projects, winner of the Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Award, and is currently partner and director of Wkshps, a multidisciplinary design workshop in New York City.
Dimensions of Citizenship provides a view of belonging across seven stages, from the individual to include all phases of society, both real and projected.