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Tragic Design

Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed products can anger, sadden, exclude, and even kill people who use them. The designers responsible certainly didn’t intend harm, so what can you do to avoid making similar mistakes? Tragic Design examines ... Read More »

Admiration Society: Ai Weiwei and Frank Gehry Talk Art, Legos and Being Cultural Renegades

Admiration Society: Ai Weiwei and Frank Gehry Talk Art, Legos and Being Cultural Renegades Two creative people in two different fields in one wide-ranging conversation. This time: the artist and the architect. The Criterion Channel streaming service is coming on April 8 The Criterion Collection’s streaming service has a launch date: April 8. The company had previously made its library ... Read More »

The Design Dimension of Planning

This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State’s agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With the increasing importance attached to district-wide development plan policies since 1991, local planning authorities and community ... Read More »

It Started as a Movie. As It Ballooned, Its Troubles Mounted.

It Started as a Movie. As It Ballooned, Its Troubles Mounted. Waxwork figures of characters from “DAU,” a sprawling interactive art project that opens in Paris on Thursday, backstage before installation at the Théâtre du Châtelet and Théâtre de la Ville. 23andMe updates its ancestry reports, but they’re still not perfect 23andMe, co-founded by CEO Anne Wojcicki, has deployed its ... Read More »