From insects to typography, Jamer Hunt speaks on how changes in scale influence the way we approach problems.

Jamer Hunt has dedicated his career to pursuing design as a means for reinvigorating the public realm. Currently the Director of Transdisciplinary Design at Parsons the New School for Design, he focuses this CreativeMornings/NewYork talk on the subject of scale. From insects to typography and even bicycle transport, Jamer explores how changes in scale influence the way we approach problems.

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Jamer Hunt has dedicated his academic and professional career to design as a means for reinvigorating the public realm. Previously the director of the graduate program in Industrial Design at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, he is a founder of DesignPhiladelphia, an initiative showcasing innovative design projects. Mr. Hunt has served on the board of directors of the American Center for Design and the editorial board of Design Criticism and has presented his work and ideas at the Cooper-Hewitt, Stanford University, Parsons, Cranbrook, CalArts, the Design Institute at UMinn, and Kulturhuset (Stockholm). He co-hosted the symposium MIND08: Design and the Elastic Mindwith Paola Antonelli, curator of the Design Department at MoMA, and Adam Bly, founder and editor-in-chief of Seed Magazine.

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