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WEEKLY EMAIL: MARCH 28, 2011


Creative Support for Japan

FEATURED THIS WEEK : ERNEST BECK

Creative Support for Japan

The design world is pitching in with a truckload of inspired items for sale.
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JULIE LASKY

Chandigarh on the Block

Furnishings designed for Corbusier's urban masterpiece are being sold at auction. How outraged should we be?
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LAURA WEISS

Why We're All Designers

Without an appreciation of the design process, it is difficult for someone who has a stake in the outcomes to be a productive participant.
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FROM OUR SPONSOR

Design Ignites Change announces 2010 award winners.
Show support with style, buy the limited edition "Feedback Loop" notebooks at Felt & Wire. All proceeds benefit the cause.
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TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA

Please Help Japan

Dear Friends,

As you already know, Japan was hit by the largest earthquake ever recorded on Friday, March 11th. The huge quake and devastating tsunami have left overwhelming damage to the country, and we are still facing terrifying conditions.
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JONATHAN SCHULTZ

Just Keep Truckin'

“Jamie was talking about Food Revolution being embodied by a kind of food truck,” says David Rockwell. “In a moment of euphoria ... [I] told him I’d be happy to design it.”
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CHANGE OBSERVER: PROJECT ARCHIVE

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Just Keep Truckin'

David Rockwell-designed truck for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.
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UPCOMING CONFERENCE: APRIL 16, 2011

The Unite For Sight Global Health & Innovation 2011 Conference

The must-attend, thought-leading conference that convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Social innovation sessions by the CEOs and Leaders of Ashoka, Acumen Fund, Endeavor, City Light Capital, IDEO, Water.org, Save The Children, and many others.

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RECENT BOOKS RECEIVED

Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things MeanDesign Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean
Roberto Verganti

Getting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business ModelGetting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business Model
John Mullins & Randy Komisar

A Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of BusinessA Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of Business
Hartmut Esslinger

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