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New designs for (empowered) living from Michael Graves


Michael Graves is on a mission: to empower people with physical limitations to go about the activities of daily life (which we, the able bodied, take for granted) with dignity and respect. Paralyzed by a rare virus and wheelchair-bound since 2003, the well-known architect and industrial designer has experienced first-hand the challenges this often-overlooked population…

What good design can tell us about the weather


It’s raining, it’s pouring and if we’re not obsessively charging our phones and tablets and other electronic devices, we’re listening to the radio, watching the Weather Channel and communicating on every platform we can about Hurricane Sandy (#Sandy). Emergencies make news junkies of us all and it’s in an emergency that we search for information…

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