Design is the starting point for answering the challenges of our lifetime. How can we improve the lives of people around the world and solve today’s most urgent problems? How can we close the loop of materials extraction and disposal? How can we move people and products more safely and efficiently?

There is a revolution taking place in all areas of design practice. In-depth research to gather insights from users, distribution, manufacturing and marketing teams is driving smarter design.

In this Design topic area, we will explore boundary-less design, CAD/CAM, 3D printing, Cradle-to-Cradle and Bio-mimicry among other important design concepts used to create low-impact, high-value goods. We will also look at the benefits to business leaders, policy makers and consumers choosing to embrace design values.

So, get your thinking caps on and lets explore the world of design and how it helps build better, faster, stronger manufacturing on

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