Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Prisons and Paradise

On this episode, Michael says:
Prisons are remarkable design environments when you think about it, because there are few experience that humans can have where every aspect of them — from the architecture to the lighting to the experience design to the social design — has been minutely worked out, minute by minute, inch by inch, to deliver a certain effect
He and Jessica discuss a few examples of the intersection of prison and design, from the Guardian’s VR story about solitary confinement to experiments with design thinking workshops for prisoners.

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Comments [2]

Thanks for this interview, several words are difficult for me, because I'm a french reader, but I have understood the general idea. :)
Bracelet Wrap

Hi, I wanted to let you know that your link to the movie containment leads to the wrong film. Please edit for future passionate design observers!
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