Tim Brown says the design profession has a bigger role to play than just creating nifty, fashionable little objects.
Smart Design’s work for OXO Good Grips
More useful Biomimicry examples from Janine Benyus.
This might be useful for some cultural design research.
Designer Richard Seymour explores our response to beauty and the surprising power of objects that exhibit it.
William McDonough’s Cradle to Cradle – an elegant manifesto for design.
Paper prototyping for UI / UX design. Looks fun!
Good design looks great, yes — but why shouldn’t it also feel great, smell great and sound great?
Michael McDaniel designed housing for disaster relief zones — inexpensive, easy to transport, even beautiful – but found that no one was willing to build it.