Design for a Living World

What IS organic design exactly? My recent visit to Cooper-Hewitt answered part of that question for me. The Nature Conservancy developed an exhibition in which 10 leading designers were commissioned to develop new uses for sustainable materials and tell a unique story about the land and culture from which they came. This exhibition is beautifulContinue reading “Design for a Living World”

Sitting on a ticking time bomb

I was reading the Pantopicon blog, and this post made me stop and think: what direction is our world really going in? Humans could go in one of two directions: on one hand, there’s a resurgence of back-to-nature practices like yoga, local and organic food, crafting and the popularity of handmade elements in art andContinue reading “Sitting on a ticking time bomb”