The Latest

  • Workplace InnovationIssue 011

    Designing Greentown Labs

    Imagine a world where the sun and wind are our main sources of affordable power, where solar-powered robotic boats navigate dangerous waters, where fuel cell vehicles are the norm, and where all food production is safe and sustainable. This is the world the innovators at Greentown Labs are creating.

    industrial style office space
  • DiversityIssue 011

    Inclusion Applied Creatively

    Kat Holmes began her career in mechanical engineering, but found her design calling while working on many different technologies at Microsoft. Her path of curiosity revealed a common theme in her work: inclusive design improves our interactions, both with humans and machines.

  • HealthcareIssue 010

    The Collaborative Relationship

    I am a prosthetist at Hanger Clinic working in multiple offices across Massachusetts. As a prosthetist, I measure, design, fit, and help in maintaining prosthetic devices for my patients.

    fitting prosthetic leg
  • Workplace InnovationIssue 010

    Turning the Inside Out

    Remember back in college when you begged your professor to hold class in the quad under a tree? It turns out, you were onto something.

  • BusinessIssue 010

    Sell by Design

    When Sachin Rai boarded a Greyhound bus in San Francisco, he had little idea that his trip to Los Angeles would land him a multimillion-dollar sales contract.

  • DiversityIssue 010

    Purpose Driven Design

    Amy Heymans (Cueva) Chief Experience Officer, Mad*Pow

    Amy Heymans
  • EntrepreneurshipIssue 009

    Create Local, Launch Global

    Long before industrialization and a global economy, nearly every product someone used would have been made by a local craftsman from locally-sourced materials. Can we learn from that model and make it work again today?

  • PlayIssue 009

    Out on a Limb

    For the Morris Arboretum, we took our design cues from the forest itself: oriole nests, pine cones, and tree architecture. We gained inspiration from human structures, too, such as mining poles, fire towers, and high-voltage transmission towers.

  • HealthcareIssue 009

    Mothership

    What happens when the design process is embedded into the healthcare system for parents? Mothership was created to find out.

  • Vibrant CitiesIssue 008

    Street Seats

    Portland is a vibrant city, and with vibrancy comes change. In the last few years, Portland’s quirky atmosphere and proximity to the natural environment has made it a hotspot for tech firms, real estate developers, and nature lovers alike, leading to increased development, particularly in the city-center.