Web tour: WSJ: A designer President for RISD

In The Wall Street Journal Dominique Browning interviews John Maeda, the soon-to-be-inaugurated President of the Rhode Island School of Design, my alma mater. Maeda’s an inspiring forty-two-year-old designer, artist, computer scientist, educator, author, thinker, mover-and-shaker. I’m thrilled for him to take the lead at RISD. He tells Browning, “I love to learn.” Bravo. He also amusingly relates MIT (where he worked for more than a decade) to RISD saying, “RISD is MIT for the right brain.” Speaking of the brain, you might be interested in the twofer post that I wrote about Maeda's book, The Laws of Simplicity, and My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.

WSJ story link by way of Design Observer

by Katie Hutchison for the House Enthusiast