TED Prize winner Cameron Sinclair has a new book coming out – an encyclopedia of sorts that showcases global projects in which design improves living standards – and the Observer has the story. The article has a great summary of how Architecture for Humanity came to be and an idea of where it’s going. For those of you in New York, Cameron will be signing books at the Jacob Javits Center this Saturday, May 20, at 1:00 PM.
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TED News in Brief: Olafur Eliasson puts sunshine in your pocket, Thomas Dolby launching a center for technology + arts
This week, so much TED-related news hit the transom. Below, some of the highlights. Artist Olafur Eliasson (watch his TED Talk) muses on his latest work — “Little Sun,” a miniature solar-powered lamp that puts five hours of sunlight in your pocket — in this awesome video from our friends at The Creators Project. The […]
In his talk, “Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is,” Chip Kidd (a TED Books designer in his own right) gives a wonderfully concise description of what book cover designers do. He says, “My job is to ask this question: ‘What do stories look like?’” For David Shoemaker, the designer who made the […]