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Cooper Hewitt

This Graphic Artist’s Olympic Pictograms Changed Urban Design Forever

As the Olympic Games begin in Tokyo, participants face a familiar challenge. Athletes, officials and staff arriving from all over the world need to be able to find their way around without a common language. For decades, one solution to this problem has been pictograms, a spare visual language capable......

How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living Room | At the Smithsonian

SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | March 18, 2020, 9:24 a.m. The Smithsonian Institution’s 19 museums, galleries, gardens and National Zoo have temporarily shut their doors as a public health precaution aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. But while these brick-and-mortar buildings may be closed, the Smithsonian remains active in the digital sphere,......

Eighteen Podcasts to Listen to in 2020 | At the Smithsonian

By 2020, the podcast will be a whopping 17-or-so years old; the Apple Podcasts catalogue contains more than 700,000 unique offerings, not counting episodes. With such an abundance from which to choose, Smithsonian magazine turned to scholars and podcast fiends across the Smithsonian Institution for guidance. From a critical look......

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