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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, ...

Todays Prosthetic Design FOR & WITH Kids

Coby’s Superhero arm design resolves around a detachable appendage that can be substituted with a prosthetic extension of its wearers choice. Bringing more fun and variety to prosthetics, Aidan wears ...

Making Space for Makers

  A New Concept for Makerspace at Tufts University By Toni Loiacano, Academic Planning Expert, EYP and Valerie Towe-Farnsworth, Project Director, EYP Images courtesy of EYP, Inc. • Above: EYP’s design for “The Cube” ...

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 ...