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Blu Dot: How To Make Furniture Cheap and Good

Aug. 16 2011 11:14 AMThe Top Right in DesignSlate selects five American designers who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Aug. 16 2011 10:56 AMBen Fry at WorkA few of the information designer's most fascinating projects.
Aug. 16 2011 11:17 AMBen Fry, Information DesignerIn the golden age of data visualization, he helps designers think like programmers, and vice versa.
Aug. 16 2011 11:18 AMMaterial InterestsStudio Gang's most inventive projects.
Aug. 16 2011 11:23 AMPhillip Lim, Fashion DesignerHe makes highly stylish designer clothes at a price point that's accessible for nonsocialites.
Aug. 16 2011 11:18 AMJeanne Gang, ArchitectBy carefully rethinking how things are made, Gang elevates green architecture to new heights.
Aug. 9 2011 6:59 AMThe Top Right in GovernmentSlate selects five American leaders who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Aug. 9 2011 7:03 AMJonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics, MIT The economics professor who is shaping health care reform at the national and state level.
Aug. 9 2011 7:00 AMDavid Bossie, President and Chairman, Citizens UnitedHow Citizens United changed the American political campaign.
Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMQuestions for Michael Crow The president of Arizona State University talks about academic bureaucracy, tenure, and ASU's unusual admissions policy.
Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMQuestions for Jonathan Gruber The MIT professor explains his approach to health care and what he is up to next.
Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMBridge-and-Tunnel VisionNew York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan describes her vision for the city's future.
Aug. 2 2011 6:57 AMJeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon.comHow he's transforming the e-commerce giant into the biggest name in digital media.
Aug. 1 2011 12:52 PMA Q&A With GeoHazards International President Brian TuckerThe civil engineer explains the origins of innovative solutions for disaster relief.
Aug. 2 2011 6:57 AMCynthia Breazeal, Director of the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media LabBuilding robots that understand human emotions and make people healthier.
Aug. 16 2011 11:05 AMPhillip Lim’s Best Looks
Aug. 16 2011 11:16 AMJohn Christakos and Maurice Blanks, Blu DotThe modernist Minnesota design collective that makes durable, delightful furniture affordable.
Aug. 16 2011 10:38 AMA Q&A With John Christakos and Maurice BlanksThe founders of Blu Dot talk about their company's name and identity.
Aug. 16 2011 11:19 AMJonathan Ive, Designer, Apple "A computer absolutely can be sexy."
Aug. 16 2011 10:38 AMJonathan Ive on DesignIn this clip from Objectified, the Apple guru talks about his design principles.
Aug. 17 2011 11:28 AMModern Thomas EdisonsSlate's Top Right: The best real-world problem solvers in America.
Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMMichael Crow: "The Challenges We Face"The president of Arizona State University talks about his vision for ASU.
Aug. 9 2011 7:01 AMJanette Sadik-Khan, New York City Transportation CommissionerAn urban visionary who cuts through the gridlock.
Aug. 9 2011 7:01 AMGen. James Mattis, USMCThe general who is fighting a constant battle to keep the military innovating.
Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMQuestions for David BossieThe president of Citizens United explains how he became a conservative.
Aug. 9 2011 7:02 AMMichael Crow, President, Arizona State UniversityThe man who is trying to remake the American public university.
Aug. 2 2011 6:56 AMThe Top Right in TechnologySlate selects five American technology gurus who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Aug. 2 2011 7:00 AMBrian Tucker, President of GeoHazards InternationalWorking with local communities to prevent natural disasters from becoming national catastrophes.
Aug. 1 2011 12:52 PMComputers Are Not HumansDavid Ferrucci, lead researcher for IBM's Watson project, on designing a machine that can understand human language.
Aug. 1 2011 12:52 PMA Q&A with Khan Academy Founder Salman KhanThe online entrepreneur on the secret to making educational videos.