Design | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/design/RSS feed for DesignenThu, 05 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0000Building the Flight 93 Memorial's Massive Chime Towerhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/building-flight-93-memorials-massive-chime-tower-180969543/The Tower of Voices, being erected in Pennsylvania this summer, will feature chimes on a scale unseen anywhere else in the worldThu, 05 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0000King T’Challa’s Black Panther Suit, a Bold Statement of Afrofuturist Pride, Comes to the Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/king-tchallas-black-panther-suit-bold-statement-afrofuturist-pride-Smithsonian-180969441/Pounce on the opportunity to celebrate contemporary African-African filmmaking at the National Museum of African American History and Culture this fallMon, 25 Jun 2018 20:41:21 +0000Unfurling the Rich Tapestry of Armenian Culturehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/unfurling-rich-tapestry-armenian-culture-180969251/This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival will offer a window on Armenian visions of homeMon, 25 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000Space Needle Was Designed to Look Very Differenthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/space-needle-was-designed-to-look-very-diffe/While it's hard to imagine Seattle's Space Needle looking any other way, few people know that the iconic 'flying saucer' design wasn't the original choiceThu, 14 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000How Newton, Goethe, an Ornithologist and a Board Game Designer Helped Us Understand Colorhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-newton-goethe-ornithologist-and-board-game-designer-helped-us-understand-color-180969264/A new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum explores the kaleidoscope of figures who shaped color theoryMon, 11 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000Hamilton's David Korins Explains What Makes the Smash Hit's Design So Versatilehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/hamiltons-david-korins-explains-what-makes-smash-hit-design-so-versitle-180969135/The renowned designer dishes about the new Hamilton exhibition, precision and metaphor on stage and how the turntables almost didn’t happenWed, 23 May 2018 13:00:00 +0000