Decoding Design

Decoding Design focuses on product, process and industrial design and architecture and how that approach can be applied to systems and infrastructure.


Five designs 'mentored and inspired by nature's genius'

Thanks in part to Heinz award winner Janine Benyus, biomimicry is taking an increasingly important role in design engineering. From termites to lotus leaves, nature has inspired many important design ...


Two new diabetes-management concepts worth watching

The two finalists in the Sanofi-Aventis Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge offer examples of how creative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit can fuel new products and services to help manag...


Make Eyewear puts you in the designer's seat

Make Eyewear is Maker Faire meets Etsy: An online shop for consumers who want unique -- or even bespoke -- glasses with a DIY, techy edge.