How Design Brands Around the World Are Pivoting to Tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic

How Design Brands Around the World Are Pivoting to Tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic

In recent weeks, design brands have put their creative power to good use by retooling production lines to make hand sanitizer or ventilators, developing new objects to prevent the virus’s spread, and donating critical supplies to healthcare workers. We’re thankful for their hard work and resourcefulness, and we’ve collected their inspiring initiatives to address the […]
Elon Musk Offers to Manufacture Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients

Elon Musk Offers to Manufacture Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients

In a call to action yesterday on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk chimed in with his usual, well-meaning braggadocio: “Tesla makes cars with sophisticated HVAC systems. SpaceX makes spacecraft with life-support systems. Ventilators are not difficult, but cannot be...
Could Copper Combat the Coronavirus?

Could Copper Combat the Coronavirus?

The humble doorknob has become a symbol of danger in recent weeks, as we’ve learned exactly how long viruses can live on surfaces—Covid-19 can survive for two to three days on stainless steel, according to unpublished studies. This discovery has also led to renewed...