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11 moving images from 9/11 submitted by people around the world11 moving images from 9/11 submitted by people around the world

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 2006, Jake Barton of the interactive media design firm Local Projects received a challenge unlike any other: to create the installations for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, which will open in 2014, with Thinc Design. September 11 is not a historical event made safe and sterile by the passage of decades and centuries. Today is just […]

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Building the 9/11 Memorial Museum: Reflections as opening day approachesBuilding the 9/11 Memorial Museum: Reflections as opening day approaches

Posted By TED Guest Author

In today’s moving TED Talk, Jake Barton of the design firm Local Projects shares the idea at the core of the yet-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum: that museum-goers need to be included in the telling of the story. “The event is so recent, somewhere between history and current events,” says Barton, explaining that more […]

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An in-office TED all about designAn in-office TED all about design

Posted By Tedstaff

Whether we’re conscious of it or not, design affects us in hundreds — if not thousands of ways — each day. Just think back to your morning. A designer made the decisions that went into the craftsmanship of your bed, your futon, your mattress. A designer determined the form and materials of your toothbrush, your […]