Design | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/design/RSS feed for DesignenMon, 23 May 2016 17:16:09 +0000A Photographic Tour of the Wonders That World's Fairs Leave Behindhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/photographic-tour-wonders-worlds-fairs-leave-behind-180959195/Jade Doskow goes to old World's Fair sites and photographs the remnants of once glorious visionsMon, 23 May 2016 17:16:09 +0000These Kits Beautifully Explain How City Sewers and Zoning Laws Workhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/these-kits-beautifully-explain-how-city-sewers-zoning-laws-work-180959168/New York's Center for Urban Pedagogy uses art and design to help people better understand complex laws and systemsThu, 19 May 2016 17:32:51 +0000Iris Van Herpen Is Revolutionizing the Look and Tech of Fashionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/iris-van-herpen-revolutionizing-look-and-tech-fashion-180958969/The Dutch designer redefines what it means to be fashion forwardMon, 02 May 2016 18:17:10 +0000Japan Is Getting “Invisible” Trains That Blend into the Landscapehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/japan-getting-see-through-trains-ultimate-views-1-180958911/Admiring the scenery just got even betterThu, 28 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000Is Bratislava's Communist-Era Architecture Worth Preserving? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/bratislava-slovakia-architecture-cold-war-communism-cultural-preservation-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958880/For residents of Slovakia's capital, Cold War structures recall a painful past Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:48:28 +0000Coastal Cities Need to Radically Rethink How They Deal With Rising Watershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/coastal-cities-need-radically-rethink-how-they-deal-rising-waters-180958653/"Transitional architecture" is both a futuristic solution to sea-level rise and a hearkening back to older ways of livingThu, 07 Apr 2016 14:40:53 +0000