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Tomorrow’s headline, today:

For Every iPod, There Is A Pair Of Hammer Pants
American design isn’t perfect. We take a look at how some of the country’s most classic designs share a sensibility with its most grievous offenses.
(Pictured Above) The Gem paper clip was a miracle of industrial efficiency. (Red arrow means thumbs up!) Microsoft’s Clippy made every day less efficient for Windows users (bad Clippy!).
Take a look at more good and bad product design.

Tomorrow’s headline, today:

United States of Design 2011

For Every iPod, There Is A Pair Of Hammer Pants

American design isn’t perfect. We take a look at how some of the country’s most classic designs share a sensibility with its most grievous offenses.

(Pictured Above) The Gem paper clip was a miracle of industrial efficiency. (Red arrow means thumbs up!) Microsoft’s Clippy made every day less efficient for Windows users (bad Clippy!).

Take a look at more good and bad product design.

Tim Gunn chats it up with local D.C. Students at the Teen Design Fair hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Take an early peek at our Master’s of Design issue with Cooper-Hewitt Director, Bill Moggridge on the National Design Museum’s design problem.
(Photo via Fast Company on Facebook)

Tim Gunn chats it up with local D.C. Students at the Teen Design Fair hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Take an early peek at our Master’s of Design issue with Cooper-Hewitt Director, Bill Moggridge on the National Design Museum’s design problem.

(Photo via Fast Company on Facebook)