This Friday, November 5th, CATALYST team members Kevin Rorick and Adam Zoltowski along with Founding Member Erin (Weber) Skurdal, and Design Management Program Director Mary McBride will present a panel discussion on strategic designs role in defining and providing the foundation for The 'Good Life'.
Often, for those of us concerned about the environmental impacts of our purchasing power, it’s hard to know the best products to buy. Luckily, Metropolis has laid out a clear A to Z list of the top products for each letter.
Design Wales (UK) have launched an online petition calling for the regional elected government to consider the “potential significant role for design in future innovation, public service and social enterprise policies and programmes”.
To re-imagine today’s cities as people is a frightening thought. As New Scientist’s Helen Knight puts it, “they would be monsters, guilty of guzzling 75 per cent of the world's natural resources consumed each year.”
More and more, going for a doctor's visit resembles going to a chain department store. The doctor is very busy and has very little time for you, but they will do their best to be nice. You tell him or her what is ailing you, and they come back with a beautifully packaged box of samples, of medicines that is.
Strategic Design has become incredibly important to political campaigns over the last several years. The 2008 Obama campaign ushered in a new era of political web design integrated with traditional outreach strategies to reach voters.
Dr. Adrien Sprouse discusses her initiatives and efforts to reform healthcare in taking a more preventative track. Dr. Sprouse believes that by avoiding key hazardous chemicals in the design of everyday things we can save ourselves from major health issues and also reduce overall healthcare costs. Through design, we can benefit our personal health, and our bottom line.