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Design Observer is edited by Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand, with assistance from Betsy Vardell, Elizabeth Deverereaux, Chappell Ellison and Joanna Radin.

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Posts by The Editors

OBSERVATORY: Parametric Posters from MuirMcNeil (07.16.14)
OBSERVATORY: The New Design Observer (07.01.14)
OBSERVATORY: A Mother’s Work is Never Done (05.11.14)
OBSERVATORY: Records for Life: Rethinking the Immunization Card (04.21.14)
OBLOG: Announcing Adam Harrison Levy (03.13.14)
OBLOG: Remembering Bill (02.05.14)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Most Popular Change Observer Posts of 2013 (12.27.13)
OBSERVATORY: The Ten Most Popular Essays of 2013 (12.26.13)
OBSERVATORY: In Memory of William Drenttel (12.21.13)
OBLOG: 50 Books/50 Covers: Call For Entries (12.20.13)
OBLOG: We're Thankful (11.28.13)
OBLOG: Design Observer Turns 10 (10.11.13)
OBSERVATORY: Ten Most Popular Accidental Mysteries of 2012 (12.26.12)
OBSERVATORY: Ten Most Popular Essays of 2012 (12.24.12)
OBLOG: 50 Books/50 Covers Competition: Enter Today (07.15.12)
OBSERVATORY: Our Mothers, Our Selves (05.13.12)
OBLOG: Unusual Suspects: A New Series (05.09.12)
OBSERVATORY: New Season of Design Matters with Debbie Millman (01.27.12)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Designing an Educational Breakthrough (12.08.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: 10 Things Acumen Fund Has Learned About Tackling Global Poverty (09.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: Season Seven of Design Matters with Debbie Millman (09.15.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Yves Béhar Wins Second INDEX Award (09.02.11)
OBSERVATORY: New Comment Registration (08.27.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Sappi Ideas That Matter (06.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Announcement: Rob Walker Joins Design Observer (06.08.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Cause/Affect Competition (05.27.11)
OBSERVATORY: Name That Design Person! (04.08.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Design for the Real World Redux (04.05.11)
OBSERVATORY: Name That Design Person! (03.08.11)
OBSERVATORY: Like the Word or Not, the Era of "Sustainism" Is Here (02.11.11)
OBSERVATORY: Name That Design Person! (02.08.11)
OBSERVATORY: Name That Design Person! (01.08.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Happy New Year from Change Observer (12.31.10)
OBSERVATORY: Holiday Books 2010 (11.29.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Happy Thanksgiving from Design Observer (11.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: Announcing A New Channel: Observers Room (11.08.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Sexy Sanitation (10.18.10)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer Launches iPhone App (10.18.10)
OBSERVATORY: New Season of Design Matters with Debbie Millman (09.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: Lella and Massimo Vignelli: A Celebration (09.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: Today: The End (08.21.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Neville Brody Wants You (07.22.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Humanitarian Design vs. Design Imperialism: Debate Summary (07.16.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Change Observer Project Reports: A Summary (05.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Holiday Books 2009 (11.19.09)
CHANGE OBSERVER: And Speaking of Sustainability... (10.01.09)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Where's the Beef? (09.22.09)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer Party: Memphis, October 9 (08.13.09)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Change Observer: How, and Why Now (07.30.09)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Desperate Times/Desperate Measures (07.30.09)
OBSERVATORY: On Comments (07.29.09)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer 3.0 (07.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: July 2009 (06.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer Audience Survey (05.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: 13th Annual Webby Awards (04.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Summer 2009 (04.13.09)
OBSERVATORY: Julie Lasky & Ernest Beck Join Design Observer (02.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Winter 2009 (12.16.08)
OBSERVATORY: 10 Reasons to Buy a Design Observer T-Shirt (12.07.08)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer T-Shirt (10.15.08)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Holiday List 2008 (10.06.08)
OBSERVATORY: People's Design Awards (10.06.08)
OBSERVATORY: Winners of the Chicago Poster Biennial (09.23.08)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer's Aniversary Party: 11.05 (09.21.08)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Fall 2008 (09.15.08)
OBSERVATORY: Slide Shows on Design Observer (08.06.08)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Summer 2008 (06.30.08)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Spring 2009 (06.16.08)
OBSERVATORY: National Design Awards (05.08.08)
OBSERVATORY: Chicago International Poster Biennial (05.06.08)
OBSERVATORY: Slide Shows on Design Observer (04.30.08)
OBSERVATORY: The Next Page: Thirty Tables of Contents (04.15.08)
OBSERVATORY: Marc Rabinowitz: Prostitution Facts (03.12.08)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer Job Board (03.09.08)
OBSERVATORY: Books Received: Winter 2008 (02.27.08)
OBSERVATORY: Fifteen Minutes of Fame (02.01.08)
OBSERVATORY: Two New Contributing Writers (12.12.07)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer Party: Denver, October 12 (10.11.07)
OBSERVATORY: Two New Contributing Writers (07.16.07)
OBSERVATORY: 2006 Holiday Reading List (11.29.06)
OBSERVATORY: Dwell Conference: Special Offer (09.20.06)
OBSERVATORY: Redesign of Design Observer (06.10.06)
OBSERVATORY: Design Observer @ 10,000,000 Party (05.31.06)
OBSERVATORY: 2005 Holiday Reading List (12.03.05)
OBSERVATORY: Notice To Our Readers (08.05.05)
OBSERVATORY: Understanding and Action (01.02.05)
OBSERVATORY: 2004 Book Recommendations (12.31.04)
OBSERVATORY: Introducing Three New Writers (12.04.04)
OBSERVATORY: Late Summer Reading: August 2004 (08.25.04)

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