NASA Says It Hopes to Accommodate Smaller Sizes in a New Space Suit Planned for the Mid-2020s
Though the agency eliminated the extra-small and small in previous space suits, NASA's lead spokesperson says sizing will factor into new designs.
Is There a Dark Side to the Preservation of Grand Central Terminal?
While the rescue of Grand Central seems like a clear-cut case of good over evil, the role of historic preservation in the 21st-century city can be more complex.
Inside the Creation of New York City's New Affordable Housing Design Guidelines
A public design commission has created a guide that instructs developers in how to create more coherent design for housing projects across the city.
The Intersection of Design and Social Justice in Black America
A conversation with Michelle Joan Wilkinson about the exhibit she curated for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.
The Design of Gift Cards May Influence Purchasing Behavior
Researchers find a colorfully dotted card puts people in a playful state of mind, which can influence what they buy.
Japanese, Western Social Robots Mirror Cultural Differences
Industry might seem like a universal language, but how different cultures are husbanding their robots shows there are several dialects.