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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Featured in the Portland Tribune, KOIN 6 News, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and 3D Print.  Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View: Feb 15 – May 9, ...

Better Education through Design

What is design thinking, and why does it matter in education? Ahead of July’s Design Museum Mornings event, let’s take time to examine these questions. We’ll start with a definition. Many ...

Open Schools

Open Schools New Design Directions in Learning Environments By Michael B. Horn Disruption is coming to education in the form of new learning space designs that upend the traditional classroom as we know ...

Design Museum Magazine now available on EBSCO

BOSTON, Mass. — Jun. 14, 2018 — Design Museum Foundation is pleased to announce that Design Museum Magazine is available through EBSCO. EBSCO is a comprehensive global database offering e-journals, ...

Design Museum Mornings: Heroic Drones

Explore how drones are saving lives by changing the ways we collect and analyze information.   Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have changed the way we live. They allow for full situational awareness ...

Design for Change: Empowering our Youth

Design Museum Mornings with Sanjli Gidwaney, CEO of Design for Change USA Children are born empathetic, they are born designers. Too often, however, when they try to tap into their natural ...

Design Feature: The Art Institute of Portland

Be inspired by the behind-the-scenes story of local Street Seats entrants from the Art Institute of Portland.   As the Street Seats semi-finalists are well on their way to creating their full-scale ...

Science on Display

Science on Display A New R&D Center for Takeda Pharmaceuticals By William Harris, Principal, Perkins+Will with Jeremy Dearborn, Senior Project Manager, Perkins+Will Images courtesy of Perkins+Will • Above: Takeda Pharmaceutical employees work in an environment ...

Design Museum’s ‘9 Favorite Moments from Gala 9’

Gala 9 was one of Design Museum Boston’s biggest events ever. We celebrated our anniversary, our community, our accomplishments and our future! Here are 9 of our Favorite Moments from Gala ...

UNITE • Designing for the Gig Economy

Onset of the Gig Economy The modern workplace is changing. According to experts, in just two years, half of us could be members of the so-called ‘gig economy’. In the gig ...

Press Release: Street Seats Design Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Design Museum Portland Announces Semi-Finalists in Street Seats Design Challenge For Immediate Release High-resolution media images and additional information available here: https://bit.ly/2xIzWDQ Design Museum Portland announces 15 unique benches showcased in this ...