For some bizarre reason, I really want to learn how to do letterpress printing. This is an old-school process that requires lots of dirty, heavy, expensive equipment, but creates gorgeously tactile typography and graphics -- you're literally "pressing" the inked letters onto the paper, after all.
Last week, we saw how the Stanford d.school's new building was designed for innovation. This week, how the school converted into a trade show to give students an opportunity to showcase--and sell--their ideas.
Design educators are reinventing the industry from the inside out as employers are less interested in students' ability to sketch, and more interested in their ability to think and communicate strategically.