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The History of Play: Part 2

To kick off the launch of our Design & Play Kickstarter campaign we’re taking a look back at the history of play and its role in our society! Haven’t seen ...

The History of Play: Part 1

To kick off the launch of our Design & Play Kickstarter campaign we’re taking a look back at the history of play and its role in our society! Haven’t seen ...

The Role of Design in Social Activism

For designers, getting involved in social activism can be an invigorating yet daunting personal challenge. We have incredibly valuable training at hand; from empathy to communication to the ability to ...

#SignDesignCHI

In honor of the many marches being held from this past weekend, we were inspired to take a look back on the historic Women’s March from a couple weekends ago ...

Design Museum Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Jackson  •  jennifer@designmuseumfoundation.org  •  888-287-0167 x704 Media Note: Digital headshots are available Design Museum Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors January 9, 2017 — Design Museum Foundation, ...

Design Impact Honors on Design & Play

To celebrate the upcoming opening of Extraordinary Playscapes, Design Museum Foundation and Sasaki hosted an evening reception. Designers, contributors, and Design Museum friends gathered at Sasaki’s headquarters to enjoy an ...

The Boston Foundation Report and Panel Discussion

Photo: Panel Discussion or arts and culture funding at The Boston Foundation; Credit: The Boston Foundation The Boston Foundation hosted a presentation last Thursday, January 21st, of their recent report: How ...

Design Canberra

Photo: Make My Day by Thinkplace; Credit: Design Canberra Last Saturday marked the start of the second annual Design Canberra festival, a nine-day celebration of design. Held in Canberra, Australia, this festival welcomes more ...

Design Thinking for Disasters

Photo: Alternative Unknowns Exhibition; Credit: The Extrapolation Factory Traditional design typically aims to solve existing problems, but “speculative design” brings together designers who are planning to solve future problems. The idea is that it’s ...

Montreal’s “Inside the Box” Design

A little over a week ago, I went on a “personal Design Museum Field Trip” to visit one of my favorite North American cities— Montreal. I could go on for ...