A brief conversation with Evan Clabots, Chief Design Officer at OTHR. Bend Design is proud to bring together visionary leaders who are applying their cultural fluency, technological savvy and creative excellence to shape a better future. In our esteemed mix of design doers is Evan Clabots, Chief Design Officer at OTHR. Launched in 2016, with […]

Catching up with Robert Johans, creator and former CEO/Lead Designer of Nest Caravans, which was recently acquired by Airstream. You have a design background that includes graphic design, building, refurbishing “egg” campers and more. Can you tell us more about your influences? My father was an advertising agency creative director, but loved to build furniture. […]

  An interview with Victor Margolin, Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Margolin is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. He recently published the two-volume set “World History of Design,” a  definitive historical account of global design from prehistory to the end of the Second […]

  An interview with Richard Grefé, the executive director of AIGA, the professional association for design. AIGA is the oldest and largest professional association of designers in the United States, advancing the interests of over 20,000 designers – ranging from type and book designers to new media, experience and service designers. Grefé is speaking at […]