Design Observer
yesterday at 22:30. Facebook
OBSERVED: The Batbot Xtreme takes toy design to another level

How Fisher-Price Toy Designers Channel Their Inner 4-Year-Old
Design Observer
yesterday at 20:10. Facebook
OBSERVED: “Instead of asking what the design should look like, I wish we’d asked, ‘What can we do for you?’” What Robert Hammond learned from the High Line.

The High Line's Biggest Issue—And How Its Creators Are Learning From Their Mistakes
Design Observer
yesterday at 18:00. Facebook
OBSERVED: "Design is not an object or thing. Design is not taste.” An interview with Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic

Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic: ‘Objects reveal a lot about the way we live, who we are, what we value’
Design Observer
yesterday at 16:45. Facebook
The career you inherit vs. the career you design

The Shape of Now
Design Observer
yesterday at 16:30. Facebook
OBSERVED: Gerald Haltom‘s original 1958 sketches for the peace symbol

See the Original 1958 Sketches for the Peace Symbol
Design Observer
yesterday at 14:48. Facebook
OBSERVED: Ugly buildings always photograph better at night (and other confessions of a former design magazine editor)

Confessions of a Former Design Magazine Editor
Design Observer
02/20/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Judging #book + #cover #design for 94 years #AIGA5050. FINAL deadline Friday. #EnterNow!

AIGA - 50 Books | 50 Covers
Design Observer
02/20/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
OBSERVED: How The Daily Heller redefined the design world

How Steven Heller Redefined the Design Industry
Design Observer
02/20/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
Co-Teaching with Eustace Tilley: What the @NewYorker can teach us about understanding images

Co-Teaching with Eustace Tilley
Design Observer
02/20/2017 at 14:34. Facebook
OBSERVED: Happy President‘s Day...? 10 times Trump stirred up the design & architecture world. (And counting.)

10 times Donald Trump caused a stir in the architecture and design community
Design Observer
02/18/2017 at 20:19. Facebook
OBSERVED: As the White House aims to stifle climate science, cities cooperate globally and plan locally, standing up to climate change.

Building a city that can stand up to climate change
Design Observer
02/18/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
There is a fine line between cultural hegemony and cultural representation. As a designer, does the work we create subjugate and presume superiority over another culture, or does it attempt to authentically represent it?

A look back at Jennifer Morla: El Museo Mexicano, 1995
Design Observer
02/17/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
OBSERVED: Donald Judd on the relationship of artists and politics, 1970

Local History: Donald Judd's Response for The Artist and Politics,1970 - Judd Foundation
Design Observer
02/17/2017 at 20:06. Facebook
OBSERVED: The crude, vulgar, and celebrated art of Jean Dubuffet.

Jean Dubuffet in the rough
Design Observer
02/17/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
OBSERVED: Why symbols matter

Why Symbols Matter
Design Observer
02/17/2017 at 15:21. Facebook
OBSERVED: Fast Company‘s list of 2017‘s most innovative companies is out!

Announcing The 2017 World's 50 Most Innovative Companies
Design Observer
02/17/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
OBSERVED: The most despised piece of furniture in the world has a name: Peggy

Why Does This One Couch From West Elm Suck So Much?
Design Observer
02/16/2017 at 18:34. Facebook
OBSERVED: "A Bug‘s Life" meets "Mulan" and takes the form of this chair.

A Cushy Chair Inspired by Samurai Armor and Insects - Core77
Design Observer
02/16/2017 at 17:23. Facebook
OBSERVED: In the New Yorker this week, Design Observer contributor Rob Walker reviews the new Netflix series on #design

Celebrating Design Without Contending with It
Design Observer
02/16/2017 at 15:37. Facebook
“I try to weave together a sense of time passing” — Jade Doskow on her work "Lost Utopias" documenting the often haunting remains of World’s Fair sites.

Lost Utopias