Can Design Save Democracy?

Can Design Save Democracy?

I know, I know. We are incredibly exhausted from the 2018 mid-term elections. Yet it was a marvel to witness and be a part of. More than 47 percent of voting-eligible came out to cast their vote ~ a 50-year high turnout for a mid-term election. That statistic gives me...
Design as a Positive Force

Design as a Positive Force

People have ideas of what design is. The dictionary states that design (as a noun) is a plan to show the look and function of something that will be built. It also references design as a pattern, style, shape, composition, and form. An intention is the third –...
On Craftsmanship

On Craftsmanship

I have been hearing a buzz around craftsmanship lately. For instance, the speaker at an upcoming Minneapolis’ Creative Mornings, is Sarah Schultz, the new Executive Director of the American Craft Council will be speaking on “Craft.” And last month I attended an...