We're all about showing off the design process. Thankfully there are folks like Julius Tarng that we can point to. Julius is an industrial design student at CMU who is designing a cell phone - the industrial design, user interface, and brand - and is graciously… Continue
Added by Sam Aquillano on November 28, 2010 at 6:55pm — No Comments
Creative Capital is open at Boston City Hall and educating Bostonians daily on the process and impact of design. It's time to celebrate! Join us at the opening reception for our inaugural exhibit. It's sure to be a historic night for Boston design.
Added by Sam Aquillano on November 20, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Everyone knows the ubiquitous greenback, but have you heard of BerkShares? They are a local currency, actual paper bills, used only in the Berkshire region of Massachusetts. How interesting! A local currency that keeps value circulating through the community instead of allowing it to drain away. Example: if I spend my U.S. dollars at a national drug store chain, my value, in the form of profit,… Continue
Added by Sam Aquillano on November 13, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Derek and I gave a presentation on Design Museum Boston and tour of Creative Capital on Friday for some Boston Redevelopment employees. Part of the presentation was the question: "What is design?" We talk about design being a planning process that we all use, designer or not. The process is particularly useful when you want to make a lot of something, that you want people to like, that costs a lot to make, or perhaps effects a large amount of people.… Continue
Added by Sam Aquillano on November 7, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
One of our goals on designingamuseum.org is to show you our process and progress as we design this museum. Check out these photos from the beginning of our Creative Capital installation. In early October we installed a "Coming Soon" panel on the 9th floor in City Hall to both introduce the exhibit to city employees and test our installation technique.
Added by Sam Aquillano on November 1, 2010 at 10:54am — No Comments