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In case you’ve ever wanted to camp out on a Stanley Kubrick set, you now have your chance.

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Our Prescription Labels Aren’t Just Confusing. They’re Dangerous.

These researchers are on a mission to save us from bad pill-bottle designs.

Target’s clearly legible prescription labels were designed by a School of Visual Arts graduate — and they’re the exception in the United States. Image via Bart/Flickr.

Think about your most recent prescription medication bottle. The colors, symbols, fonts, and information there each serve a specific purpose. But was that information understandable?

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How Frank Lloyd Wright Could Solve The Urban Design Challenges Of Today

Revisiting his philosophies could inspire fixes for current housing crises, urban design challenges, and future climate changes.

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Revisiting architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s solutions-based-design thinking could inspire fixes for the most confounding of current housing crises, urban design challenges, and forthcoming climate change problems.

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The UN’s Champion Of The Earth Explains What It Will Take To Redesign The Government

“Design is one of the biggest social scripters that exists”

When it comes to innovation, Leyla Acaroglu is a jack-of-all-trades. As the founder of Disrupt Design and the UnSchool, Acaroglu combines design, cognitive science, systems thinking, and sustainability sciences to challenge the status quo and fundamentally shift the way we think about our surroundings. For these efforts, the United Nations Environment Programme recently presented her with a 2016 Champions of the Earth award. In light of this prestigious honor, GOOD spoke with Acaroglu about how we can change our perspectives to create meaningful change and about the exciting projects she has lined up as well.

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This Map Shows Why the Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Isn’t Over

“What’s wrong with the picture above isn’t the routing of the pipeline”

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As gripping as the news around the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy has been, sometimes a picture can speak a thousand words – or, in this, case a map.

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It’s no secret that in the fashion industry, certain looks appear fresh one minute only to seem stale as week-old bread the next. In an attempt to stay abreast of rapidly shifting trends, some designers are going to extreme lengths, and for Tina Gorjanc, that means growing leather from human DNA.

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