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Book Review – What Works: Equality by Design

by Jess Charlap Gender equality is good for businesses and the right things to do, but how do we get there? Author Iris Bohnet brings decades of research into unconscious bias, ...

Plus Bench: Reclaiming public space for the public

by Hannah Silver, Sustainability Manager at GBD Architects The morning a driver laid on her horn at me for moving too slowly through a crosswalk on East Burnside was when I ...

The Trend of Trendy Workplaces

Design Museum Mornings with Ashley Dunn, Director of Workplace at Dyer Brown We live in a world of sound bites like “open offices are bad” or “millennials choose a job based ...

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 ...

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” ...

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 ...

Design Museum Announces New Additions to Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Design Museum Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors November 29, 2017 — Design Museum Foundation, a national non-profit design museum with branches in Boston, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon, is ...

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 ...