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Workplace Innovation Summits

Thought leadership on improving how & where we work. Every year we produce national Workplace Innovation Summits, one day conferences convening the latest thinking in workplace design and impact. In 2017 ...

Beyond four walls: treating a neighborhood as work infrastructure.

By Melissa Goldman, co-founder, The Village Works Editor’s note: Melissa Goldman is a Think Tank member for the Boston and San Francisco Workplace Innovation Summits on October 27th and November 17th. When co-founding ...

Design Museum Mornings: Biodesign: Every Body in Motion

Find inspiration from the profound work of student designers as they create opportunity for people of all abilities with Wilson Smith, Design Director at Nike and Professor at the University ...

Innovative Uses of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Explore 6 companies that are striding into the future of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, allowing for new opportunities in education, consumer relations, and safety. Virtual Reality is rapidly expanding far ...

Redefining Space for Makers and Manufacturers

Manufacturers, makers, and entrepreneurs find a welcoming new home in Southeast Portland at the newly-renovated Iron Fireman Collective. With our city’s mass growth, there is a rising uncertainty around the future ...

The Epic Journey of the American Voter

Design Museum Mornings with Dana Chisnell from the Center for Civic Design Voting in the United States can be difficult. Many factors including state of residence, access to transportation, local voting ...

Designing for Experiential Learning in Healthcare

Design Museum Mornings with Jane Kleinman of Sasaki Unique collaboration takes place when designing a space for experiential healthcare education. Variables, emerging trends, curriculum needs, inter-professional needs, and organizational costs are ...

From Productivity to Holistic Well-being

  By Cerise Marcela, Associate + Workplace Strategist, Gensler Editor’s note: Cerise Marcela is a Think Tank member for the Boston and San Francisco Workplace Innovation Summits on October 27th and November 17th. Being a ...

The Intersection of Healthcare + Business + Design

Nike Senior Color Designer Jenn Scholes had a life-changing design experience with the Doernbecher Freestyle project. The Story 2013 was a special year for the Doernbecher Freestyle project and Senior Color Designer Jenn ...

Design Museum Mornings: Provocations For A More Vibrant City

Explore the minds of designers, architects, and urban planners as we imagine a more vibrant Central East Side with Michael Tingley, Principal at Bora Architects.   Michael Tingley discusses his project with ...