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In the Eye of the Tornado: Rethinking the Limits of Design

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:30:30 +0000
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Object of the Day
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Art Center College of Design
environmental design
graphic design
Rebeca Méndez
sustainability
typography
women designers
Women's History Month
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