DESIGNING WELLNESS

Inactivite chair by Benoit Malta

Inactivite chair by Benoit Malta

Magazine Article + Product Roundup

Forget political gridlock and never-ending debates about policy reform. In the face of a national health crisis, a wave of integrated design innovations, from facilities to technologies to consumer products, is disrupting the system and giving consumers better control of their own well-being.

Cars drive themselves. Drones deliver groceries. We talk to our phones and our phones talk back. If you blinked, you might have missed it: The future arrived while we were busy doing other things.

But even though we’re more equipped and better entertained than ever, we aren’t exactly well. Call it the paradox of progress.

Can the power of design be our salvation?

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- from the Winter 2015 issue of Modern in Denver magazine

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