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Reviews


03.12.13: Philip Nobel

Oops: Understanding Failure
A review of To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, by Henry Petroski.
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12.19.11: David Stairs

Demythologizing Design: Another View of "Design with the Other 90%: CITIES"
David Stairs reviews "Design with other 90%:Cities"
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10.31.11: Mark Lamster

Majority Report
Review of Design with the Other 90%: Cities
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08.15.11: Tom Vanderbilt

Interface Time
Review of "Talk to Me" at Museum of Modern Art
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08.08.11: Barbara Flanagan

Sleeping with the Fishes
Review of "Waltzing with Brando," an account of the actor's effort to inhabit and protect a Tahitian atoll.
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07.07.11: Phil Patton

Boosting the Urban IQ
Summary of National Building Museum's "Intelligent Cities" symposium
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06.08.11: Robin Cembalest

Shrink Rap
Mexican designer/artist Pedro Reyes opens a temporary sanatorium in Brooklyn.
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05.30.11: Robin Cembalest

Assuming the Position: The Art of Gustav Metzger
A review of the exhibition "Gustav Metzger: Historic Photographs," which showed at the New Museum.
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05.05.11: Phil Patton

Another Wrong Turn for Chris Paine
Review of the documentary film Revenge of the Electric Car.

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04.13.11: By Julie Lasky

If at First You Don't Succeed, Pat Yourself on the Back
Review of Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries
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03.08.11: Julie Lasky

Design Indaba 2011
Review of Design Indaba 2011 conference in Cape Town, South Africa
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01.26.11: Ernest Beck

Mensch at Work
Review of The Power of Pro Bono
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10.07.10: Alexandra Lange

Uncommon Ground
Exhibition review of "Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement," Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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06.01.10: Dominique Browning

Loose Canon
Review of "Why Design Now?" Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial, New York. Through January 9, 2011.
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04.12.10: Mark Dery

Bunker of Broken Dreams
Review of "Landscapes of Quarantine," Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. March 9–April 17, 2010.
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02.23.10: Avinash Rajagopal

The Nano Effect on Urban India

Review of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum exhibition of the Tata Nano, 2010.


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02.23.10: Julie Lasky

Sweating the Small Stuff
Review of TED 2010 conference, "What the World Needs Now," Long Beach, California, February 9–13.
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12.14.09: Eve M. Kahn

Green Sleeves
Review of “Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion” at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, November 20, 2009 - February 20, 2010.
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09.23.09: Eve M. Kahn

The Goods That Make Us Better
Book review of Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People by Emily Pilloton.
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09.09.09: Jeff Speck

New Words on the Block
Jeff Speck reviews the Street Design Manual of the New York City Department of Transportation.
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09.09.09: Mark Dery

Paradise Fouled
Review of Crude, Joe Berlinger's documentary film about a lawsuit filed against Chevron by denizens of the Ecuadorean Amazon.
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08.26.09: Fred Ritchin

"The Camera Is Not a Machine Gun"
Fred Ritchin's review of “Intersections Intersected: The Photography of David Goldblatt,” New Museum, New York City, July 15–October 11, 2009
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07.30.09: Julie Lasky

When Worlds Collide
Report on TEDGlobal 2009, held July 21–24 in Oxford, England.
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