The Latest

  • 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.

  • Vibrant CitiesIssue 008

    Awakening Cities

    Once known simply as “The Wall,” the Green Monster is Fenway Park’s legendary left field wall: one so tall, it’s wildly difficult to hit a ball over. Imagine you’re near Fenway Park, Lansdowne Street on a summer night. As you approach the gigantic steel structure that supports the Green Monster, you hear a rhythm emanating from its bays. Not from a concert within the stadium, but from the actual wall. Then, you see that wall light up, and realize there are people in those bays, drumming on the beams like they’re instruments.

  • EducationIssue 008

    Experimenting with Education

    The Design Lab, a novel approach for infusing design thinking in K-12 education, is taking root in Cambridge Public Schools.

  • Workplace InnovationIssue 007

    Kronites Unite!

    With a spirit of inspiration and innovation the employees of Kronos are proudly part of a culture driven by vision, purpose, and commitment. Kronos has created a special place to work that resonates with their employees, fondly nicknamed “Kronites.”

    Kronos’ new headquarters consolidated three former sites, bringing 1,500 employees under one roof in Lowell, MA to increase collaboration and innovation.
  • Workplace InnovationIssue 007

    Connecting a Vertical Campus

    A few years ago, the employee journey at Adobe’s downtown San Jose headquarters looked much different than it does today. A major transformation resulted in a workplace of the future that supports employees’ varying work modes throughout their day.

  • Workplace InnovationIssue 007

    Science on Display

    Every day there are people in the world waking up to hug children, work, cook, travel, play, and seize another day of life... people who might not be able to do so without the novel therapeutics and treatments for diseases that we have today.

  • EducationIssue 006

    Open Schools

    Disruption is coming to education in the form of new learning space designs that upend the traditional classroom as we know it.

    School work space
  • HealthcareIssue 006

    Moving Faster

    The process for creating prosthetic devices is painfully slow and based on out-dated technology. Digital tools and 3D printing can change everything; they certainly did for Paralympic cyclist, Denise Schindler.