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Just In: Products of Design Student Project Makes the Cover of MoMA Catalog!

Just In: Products of Design Student Project Makes the Cover of MoMA Catalog!

Huge congratulations to Panisa Khunprasert, who's just-released Geo Stacking Coasters are now featured on the cover of the 2017 MoMA Wholesale Catalog! From the catalog: "These sets of colorful silicone stacking coasters feature varying geometric faceted edges that create visual and tactile appeal. Designed for MoMA’s collaboration with the MFA Products of Design program at the School of Visual Arts, they are playful, decorative and functional. 

Designing For Women Vets: Introducing An Innovative Mentorship Program

Designing For Women Vets: Introducing An Innovative Mentorship Program

Building on the findings of over 20 first-person interviews with VA staff and discharged veterans, the group surfaced three principal insights: The first is that there is an opportunity to facilitate better communication between veterans—veteran-to-veteran. The team learned that information around the transition to civilian life, and around the available veteran services “is perceived better when it comes straight from a veteran,” the team argued. “Veteran-to-veteran creates a much stronger bond, and the ‘young veteran’ is more likely to pay attention and communicate interest when the information comes directly from the source.”

Designing For Women Vets: #SheServed Campaign Changes Cultural Norms

Designing For Women Vets: #SheServed Campaign Changes Cultural Norms

As part of SVA Products of Design’s partnership with Veterans Affairs (and held through the Design Research and Integration class taught by IDEO’s Lawrence Abrahamson) , designers Jiani Lin, Alexia Cohen, Teng Yu, William Crum, and Antriksh Nangia used design to examine gender and the military—creating two design proposals aimed at changing the way people “see” women veterans.

Design For MoMA: Time Traveler Hanging Clock by Leila Santiago

Design For MoMA: Time Traveler Hanging Clock by Leila Santiago

Time is relative, and its passage depends one’s point of view. This hanging, sculptural clock rotates with the breeze, displaying the correct time only when viewed from the perfect angle. Contemplative and eternal, give the gift of time.

Design For MoMA: Totem Bathroom Set by May Sun

Design For MoMA: Totem Bathroom Set by May Sun

Inspired by a combination of modern and retro styles, the Totem Bathroom Set is finally a set of cleaning tools beautiful enough for you to be proud to have out. Plunger, brush, and soap dish. 

Design For MoMA: DeStijl Nesting Boxes by Judy Chi

Design For MoMA: DeStijl Nesting Boxes by Judy Chi

Judy Chi's delightful series of nesting boxes features iconic colors and materials from mid-century art and design. The lid is constructed of birch veneer with steam-pressed dot pattern.