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Timothy Prestero:
Design for people, not awards

TEDxBoston 2012 · 11:05 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Timothy Prestero: Design for people, not awards
11:05 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDxBoston 2012 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

Timothy Prestero thought he'd designed the perfect incubator for newborns in the developing world — but his team learned a hard lesson when it failed to go into production. A manifesto on the importance of designing for real-world use, rather than accolades. (Filmed at TEDxBoston.)

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Timothy Prestero loves a flashy "concept car." But in his own work, he aims to design products for social impact, keeping users in mind. Full bio
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