David Kelley: What I can't live without | ideas.ted.com

Design icon David Kelley shares the everyday objects he loves.

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As the Cooper Hewitt opens its doors after a three-year renovation, we take a look at what the curators have put together — including an exhibit put together by Maira Kalman and technology from Local Projects.

Ayse Birsel: What I can't live without | ideas.ted.com

Designer Ayse Birsel shares the everyday objects she loves.

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The founder of Zimbabwe’s first graphic design college shares some teaching resources he loves.

Design icon John Maeda shares the everyday objects (well, non-objects) he can’t live without.

The Art of Stillness in the Japanese Wilderness. Photo: Iwan Baan

A lyrical meditation on flying halfway across the world to stand still and find peace within.

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Born on June 17th, 1907, Charles Eames was a design world tour de force. Working with his wife, Ray, he was a champion of systems design before such a thing even had a name, and together the pair worked across media, shooting films, manufacturing furniture, designing houses, training clowns. You know. The usual.