Ingenuity That Protects

MoMA's exhibit on products made with safety in mind shows how risk, coupled with good design, drives innovative solutions to human needs

With the devastation of Hurricane Katrina -- not to mention the memory of 9/11 -- burned in our minds, "Safe: Design Takes On Risk," an exhibition opening Oct. 16 at New York's Museum of Modern Art, seems particularly relevant. Is there any better time to celebrate lifesaving design?

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