New Age of Design

GUESTS: STEVEN SKOV HOLT Vice President of Creative Culture at frogdesign (a global creative services firm bringing together brand, media and product) Chair of the Industrial Design Department at California College of Arts and Crafts in San Francisco PHIL PATTON Contributing editor of ID, Wired, and Esquire Writes for the Public Eye column for The New York Times Noticed anything new about your toothbrush? It's softer, more colorful and to many, more comfortable. Making an emotional, and tactile, connection to consumers is one of the driving forces behind today's design culture. Cool-looking and affordable, good design today is not just for the rich. Join Juan Williams for a look at what's hot in the world of design and in your house.

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