It wasn’t until later in life that I discovered that I have significant amounts of Scandinavian blood running through my veins. While the other side of my family was always very in tune with the traditions of our Native heritage, the White side of the family was a little less sure of it all. My

MCD Interview: Girls Garage

Girls Garage is located in Berkeley, CA and we got to speak with founder Emily Pilloton about the inspiration behind the nonprofit design and building program (and dedicated workspace!) for girls and female-identifying youth ages 9-18. Watch the full interview here or below. From immediate PPE production to a total reconfiguration of the way they conduct classes, Girls Garage didn’t hesitate

MCD Interview: Purin Phanichphant

Purin Phanichphant is an artist, designer, and educator. We spoke with him from his hometown in Thailand, where he has just returned from San Francisco to be with family and to teach Design Thinking through the Architecture Department at Chiang Mai University. Currently, Purin’s work is exhibited via Dolby Gallery at our neighbors (and frequent

MOTO MMXX PROMOTIONAL PARTNER DETAILS Thank you for helping promote Moto MMXX to your network. We are preparing to open the museum physically and hope to welcome visitors soon. In the meantime, please feel free to share our Virtual 360º viewing of MOTO MMXX with your network.    Social Media Please Follow the Museum of


The Museum of Craft and Design showcases cutting-edge, custom motorcycles from around the globe The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) presents MOTO MMXX, opening August 22 and on view through January 3, 2020. Originally slated to open in May of 2020, MOTO MMXX was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MCD is implementing strict protective measures, including

A New Online Exhibit Shows How Architects And Designers Are Confronting COVID-19 – With Outmoded Ideas And Products Nobody Needs

Back in the days when COVID-19 was still an epidemic centered in the Hubei province of China, a Chinese architect named Sun Dayong posted some computer-generated graphics on Instagram showing a man wearing a carbon composite shield nearly as big as a bathtub. According to the caption, the apparatus was “a wearable space device that can effectively

Design by Distance

An online exhibition showcasing how designers from around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. San Francisco, CA (June 8, 2020) –The Museum of Craft and Design presents Design by Distance, a virtual exhibition available to the public online through December 31, 2020. This exhibition showcases how designers from around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Design by Distance

Design by Distance showcases how designers from around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic through the development of objects, garments, accessories, and space planning. Curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of c2-curatorsquared, Design by Distance highlights designers who are proposing new forms. These proposals, some meant for production, others speculative,

Got a Creative Mask Idea? You Could Win $500 in a Mask-Making Competition

“Our foreseeable future is a masked one. Already, I recite a new mantra when I leave my home, lest I forget one of four essential items: “Keys, wallet, phone, mask.” The initial rush to produce as many simple-but-effective face coverings as possible (most notably, to address personal protective equipment shortfalls for front-line workers and medical