Design

In these TED Talks, some of the world's greatest designers share their creative process. Hear from Philippe Starck, Frank Gehry, Stefan Sagmeister, Paula Scher, MoMA's Paola Antonelli and more.

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Sustainability by design

12 talks • 2h 9m
Humans are builders and creators—but how can we build thoughtfully, without waste? These talks explore sustainable design—both past and present—and its beautiful, inspiring results.

Architectural inspiration

9 talks • 2h 45m
Master architects share their vision for buildings that inflate, float, twist and glitter, while artfully addressing the challenges faced by their residents, their cities and the planet.

The artist is in.

14 talks • 2h 52m
Why create? Artists and designers share their work, their process and their vision in these deeply personal -- and often hilarious -- talks.

Design giants

14 talks • 4h 5m
From graphics to products, check out these talks by some of the world's greatest designers.
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Exclusive articles about Design

Not sure what to think about something? Good

Graphic designer Milton Glaser thinks that being uncertain is a good way to be. “Certainty is preposterous,” says Milton Glaser (TED Talk: Using Design to Make Things New). “Fun...
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TED Books

TED Book: Judge this

Judge This

by Chip Kidd
Designer Chip Kidd reveals the hidden secrets behind design choices, and, along the way, shows how so much of our world can be a dazzling magic show, a seductive work of art, and a sublime experience — if we have the tools to judge it.
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