Chicago Mobile Makerspace by Maya Bird-Murphy

Chicago Mobile Makerspace by Maya Bird-Murphy

Since 2017, nonprofit organization Chicago Mobile Makers has offered free and low-cost design programming to young people, teaching architecture, fabrication, and construction in partnership with museums and local institutions. Now, that programming is being delivered straight to Chicago neighborhoods from the back of a cleverly redesigned USPS van.  Decked out as a sustainable studio, Mobile […]
Home of Tomorrow by IKEA

Home of Tomorrow by IKEA

In Poland’s greenest city, IKEA has transformed a 120-year-old apartment building into the Home of Tomorrow—an experimental, plant-filled showcase of sustainable design solutions that aims to redefine the way we live at home. Polish designers Joanna Jurga, Paulina...
The Design and History of the Juneteenth Flag

The Design and History of the Juneteenth Flag

On June 19th, 1865, General Gordon Granger of the Union Army dispatched this order in Galveston, Texas: “The people of Texas are informed that in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” This...
A List of Over 100 BIPOC-Owned Design Studios

A List of Over 100 BIPOC-Owned Design Studios

Last week, Dong-Ping Wong of design firm Food New York posted to Instagram with a timely imperative: “If you own, run, work at, or know of BIPOC-owned design, architecture, engineering, or planning studios please DM me with info.” In just a short amount of...