RDC's Editor on the Implications of Design

Sally Augustin, RDC's Publisher and Editor, is interviewed in this New York Times article.


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RDC 2015 - March

Research Conversations

Study after study shares insights on how people see, hear, smell, and feel the world around themselves.  Others report the emotional and cognitive implications of all that seeing, hearing, smelling, and touching.  This article highlights the most important senses-related findings designers need to apply in their work.

Design can make travel-related spaces Hells or Havens.  

What humans can see has a significant influence on how they think and act—which is why an individual’s line-of-sight, and the lines-of-sight of group members, are so important.

Symmetry is a good thing - and a special thing.

Are You Sure?

 Think all design-related research is only common sense? That you know the results without investigating? Maybe not.  People respond to their environment based on many factors. Check out some non-intuitive examples here.



PlaceCoach News Alerts

Learning about classroom design

Deconstructing decentralization

Behavior and perceived temperatures

What's the relationship between school design and myopia?

Designing in activity at an affordable residential community

Putting trees in the right places

Tuning in wellbeing

Of Interest

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Book Reviews

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