Design Dispatch

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

The exterior of the new Tate Modern. (Photo: Courtesy Tate Modern)

New Direction

New Tate director Maria Balshaw—the first woman to hold the position—has a lot of ideas about how to shake up the 120-year-old institution.
[The Guardian]

Water World

Thanks to climate change, more people are going to need flood insurance. IDEO is here to help.

Not-So-Subtle Symbol

Artist Bosco Sodi will raise a wall made of Mexican materials in a New York park. Then he’ll ask people to tear it down.
[The New York Times]

Sign of the Times

The latest sign that L.A.’s fashion scene is coming up? Its getting a Dover Street Market.

Old Is New

Elon Musks tunnel-transit company is making fancy subways.

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