Monday, April 30

Design for the other 90%

The Cooper Hewitt is having a exhibit I wanted to share with you guys. Design for the Other 90% is about how great design can improve not just an ordinary household item, but an item that will improve quality of life in a more profound way. I studied these kinds of projects in undergrad when I was studying International Affairs, and these kind of amazing designs inspired me to study graphic design. The Opera and branding is a far cry from this kind of truly meaningful design, but I am getting there. This is called the Life Straw, a mobile and personal water purification unit. The exhibit is on view May 4-Sept. 23 of this year.

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  1. When I was studying Kabalah I learned that the other 90% or they actually called it the 99% it's what's actually real. It’s what you can’t see but feel and think. It’s the spiritual side. Interesting exhibition…

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  2. Ive heard of this before...I contacted the company that makes lifestraw to see if I could get my hands on one but they were unable to(this was last summer) Id like to see how it works! This is a great post

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  3. Happy Birthday!!! We will hang out soon right? I want to see you again!!!

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  4. Terrific! We all need to be aware of what goes on elsewhere in this small place called "home"... public education is key, so thank you for this post. I had read about this lifestraw which I think is amazing... anything we can do to help is essential.

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  5. Oh, and Happy Birthday! Honour this special day as a time to celebrate you... (:

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