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Design Museum Mornings: Runway for Change

Explore the nooks and crannies of equity inside one of the city’s biggest expansion projects: the Portland International Airport.   Many of the spaces we inhabit on a daily basis are complicit ...

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon Zachary Suchara, Principal at Luma Lighting, discusses the lighting design process behind the newly-renovated Japanese Garden Cultural Village. Since its opening in 1967, the Japanese Garden ...

Design Museum Mornings: Diversity to Equity, by Design

The problem statement isn’t news: Design is homogenous. While situational changes may be made through better outreach, advertising, and recruitment, addressing the systemic issues surrounding this homogeny will allow us to ...

Design Museum Mornings: Illuminating a Cultural Icon

How can light transform spaces, tell stories, and cultivate communities? Our ability to control and manipulate light has steadily improved with time, and new technologies have allowed for ever greater creative ...

Design Museum Mornings: Innovating Wellness @ Work

How can you increase the resiliency and efficiency of your company? Working well requires you to be well. Creating a workplace culture with a reverence for failure is the first step ...

Design Museum Mornings: The Giving Seat

Come listen to husband and wife design team about the inspiration and production of their prize-winning bench, A Quiet Place to Sit and Rest. A seemingly radical idea: saving the world’s ...

Event Recap • Chocolate with a Conscience

Dena White explains why the chocolate industry is fundamentally flawed and how one company is setting out to end child slavery in cocoa bean farming. Background Many people absolutely adore chocolate. Eating ...

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 Museum Mornings: The Style of Speed

Discover how you design under a deadline for one of the fastest companies in the world. The pressure to create unique and novel ideas can be immense on its own. When deadlines ...