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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.
Made in China? Nuh-uh. How about made in the U.S. of A? Fast Company went hunting for homemade goods. Turns out there’s plenty that’s still crafted at home. Check out our new iPad app and read more about The Best American-Made Design of 2011.
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.
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