Gallery: Cooper-Hewitt Receives 600K to Continue Design for the Other 9...

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The Rockefeller Foundation just awarded the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City $600,000 to make its 2007 Design for the Other 90% exhibition into an ongoing series. Inhabitat reported on the exhibition when it took place in 2007 and we were amazed by the innovation on display. So much of the great design we see is focused on the wealthiest 10% of the population, it’s nice to know that Cooper-Hewitt will be able to highlight more of the cutting-edge sustainable technology that is designed for the developing world.

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