Design | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/design/RSS feed for DesignenTue, 21 Oct 2014 18:12:59 +0000Oscar de la Renta, Star of the Smithsonian's Costume Collectionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/oscar-de-la-renta-remembered-smithsonian-180953100/The late de la Renta designed haute couture and ready-to-wear. A decade ago, he donated items to the SmithsonianTue, 21 Oct 2014 18:12:59 +0000Lego Jewelry Transforms the Childhood Toy to High Fashion Arthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/lego-jewelry-childhood-toy-high-fashion-art-180953072/Artist emiko oye turns colorful children’s blocks into items that are ready to wear, not playMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:30:49 +0000Rebuilding a Frank Lloyd Wright Classic With 3-D Printed Blockshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/rebuilding-frank-lloyd-wright-classic-3-D-blocks-180953007/A 70-year-old chapel on the campus of a Florida university is being restored thanks to new, innovative technologyThu, 16 Oct 2014 16:22:24 +000010 Architectural Schemes That Could Help Us Adapt To Rising Seashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/10-architectural-schemes-that-adapt-to-rising-seas-180952893/From a floating house to a mobile city shaped like a giant lilypad, designers offer up some wild solutions for a wetter futureTue, 14 Oct 2014 16:44:41 +0000The People’s Design Award Promises a Very Cyborg Futurehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/peoples-design-award-and-your-cyborg-future-180952728/This year's nominees focus on wearable technologyWed, 24 Sep 2014 15:15:34 +0000Vote for the Winner of the 2014 People's Design Awardhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/vote-winner-2014-peoples-design-award-180952652/Marvel at these breakthroughs in innovative design and select your favoriteWed, 10 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000Designers Remake Our Oldest Tool Using Our Newest Toolhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/designers-remake-our-oldest-tool-using-our-newest-tool-180952451/More than a million years old, the hand axe is over due for an updateWed, 27 Aug 2014 13:53:17 +0000