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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:50:03 +0000
Blog Post Category:
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Object of the Day
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Architecture
ashtrays
built-in
cartoon
competitions
humor
palanquin
smoking
teeth
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<img width="620" height="363" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="This image features one of the designs for the palanquin requested by a Pencil Points editor for his soon-to-be-removed wisdom tooth. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2.jpg 620w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2-300x176.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2-170x100.jpg 170w" sizes="(max-width: 620px) 100vw, 620px" data-attachment-id="29212" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/04/09/pencil-points-design/tooth-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2.jpg" data-orig-size="620,363" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;LIBRARY, CH&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1516118082&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="Palanquin #2" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2-300x176.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/tooth-2.jpg" />Design is for public consumption. Its process is collaborative and frequently involves many iterations of an idea before the best solution is found. This is why contests in design come about so naturally. Design competitions date all the way back to 448 BCE when the city of Athens decided to construct a war memorial on...
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