Odd as it may seem, Mr. West is one of the loudest promoters of design role in popular culture. He appears to honestly value design and is on a journey to harness its creative power to change if not "save the world".
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A new director for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City. Caroline Baumann was named to the post Thursday.
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Huggies TweetPee sends tweet when baby's diaper is wet. This little product should be a favorite baby shower gift. Time's Article: Huggies Device
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I have long stated that fashion design is problematic for me when considered beside the other design professions like architecture, industrial and graphic design. The challenge I have with fashion is that is overwhelmingly driven by stylist in search of fads and less about problem solving as I believe drives the other design practitioners. But on occasion I have gladly given props to Nike for changing athletic apparel category through design. Now I gladly acknowledge G-Star for its progressive and innovative approach to fashion, specifically its RAW 3D denim jean designs. Article: Best G Star Jeans
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In a nutshell, the term “Maker” refers to a new category of builders who are using open-source methods and the latest technology to bring manufacturing out of its traditional factory context, and into the realm of the personal desktop computer. “Until recently, the ability to manufacture was reserved for those who owned factories,” Anderson says. “What’s happened over the last five years is that we’ve brought the Web’s democratizing power to manufacturing. Today, you can manufacture with the push of a button.” Read more: http://business.time.com/2012/10/01/how-the-maker-movement-plans-to-transform-the-u-s-economy/#ixzz2GppAe6OQ How the ‘Maker’ Movement Plans to Transform the U.S. Economy Book Review: Maker: The New Industrial Revolution