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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View Now: Feb 15 – May 9, 2018 Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at PNCA Advancements in medicine, ...

Prosthetic Sockets: Designing for Function and Comfort

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and innovators around the world working to improve the field of ...

The ReMotion Knee: Designing Affordably and Accessibly

Everyone deserves great design; Everyone deserves mobility.   In the developing world, trauma, disease, and natural disasters result in hundreds of thousands of new amputees per year. 80% of those amputees do ...

Culture and Wellness in the (Small) Workplace

By Felice Silverman, Principal, Silverman Trykowski Associates There’s a lot of buzz about wellness and culture in the workplace these days, and for good reason–after all, as designers, our primary mission ...

Building Strong Connections

A New Context and Headquarters for WS Development By Elkus Manfredi Architects Images courtesy of Elkus Manfredi Architects, Photographer: Jasper Sanidad • Above: WS Development employees collaborating within their new large shared kitchen. The space ...

PlayCubes Now Open on the Chicago Riverwalk!

Last week Design Museum Foundation, Playworld, and the City of Chicago opened a new public play sculpture on the Chicago Riverwalk. The play space is part of Extraordinary Playscapes, Design Museum ...

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 ...

4 Women Defining a New Way to Work

  By Brittney Herrera, Senior Workplace Strategist, SERA Architects Editor’s note: Brittney Hererra is a Think Tank member for the Boston and San Francisco Workplace Innovation Summits on October 27th and November 17th. “The workplace ...

Extraordinary Playscapes • Exhibit Now On View in Chicago

Extraordinary Playscapes  Exhibition On View: September 21 – December 16, 2017 Chicago Public Library: Harold Washington Library Center, 3rd floor & Children’s Center Featured in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, FastCo Exist, WBUR’s The ...