Saul Griffith Talks About Heritage Design


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Saul Griffith, Good explains, has "spent a lot of time thinking about how to make useful things." Along the way, he has grabbed onto an idea that is not new or unique, but remains powerful none the less.What we need, he argues, is "heirloom design." Good says:

Recently, onstage at high-profile conferences such as TED and PopTech, Griffith has been arguing that we need to stop buying things and then throwing them away so quickly.

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