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New playlist: Design giantsNew playlist: Design giants

Posted By Tedstaff

Happy Tuesday! Enjoy a bonus binge this week: a playlist about design. “Design giants” contains 13 talks by iconic modern designers. Hear from Philippe Starck, who asks, “Why design?” … Stefan Sagmeister on how design helped him find happiness … Eames Demetrios on his grandparents’ legendary work … and today’s talk, Paola Antonelli, on how […]


Why design? Philippe Starck on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

Legendary designer Philippe Starck — with no pretty slides behind him — spends 17 minutes reaching for the very roots of the question “Why design?” Along the way he drops brilliant insights into the human condition; listen carefully for one perfectly crystallized motto for all of us, genius or not. Yet all this deep thought, […]


TED2007 Day One: things that knocked my hat in the creek

Posted By TED Guest Author

I had my mind blown in a thousand different directions by TED2007 today.  My big impression was having felt the future, in myriad ways.  From hallway conversations to the content of speaker presentations to the feeling of just being a part of it all, it was a fabulous first day.  My assignment, as handed down […]


TED2007: Day one wrap-up

Posted By Bgiussani

Quotes of the day: Cassini imaging team head Carolyn Porco: "So there are possibly liquid water, organic materials and excessive heat on Saturn and its moons. Which means that Saturn could be a place were life is possible. If we can demonstrate that Genesis has happened not once (Earth) but twice (Saturn)  then we can […]


What's your Starck factor?

Posted By TED Guest Author

One of the greatest things about TED is the opportunity to get acquainted with people who are already part of your life, even if you don’t know them personally.  Be it hearing them in a speech, meeting them in the audience, or catching them in a TEDTalks video, TED gives us all a chance to […]