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Jamer Hunt

Jamer Hunt collaboratively designs open and flexible programs that respond to emergent cultural conditions. He is the director of the experimental graduate program in Transdisciplinary Design at Parsons The New School for Design. His practice, Big + Tall Design, combines conceptual, collaborative, and communication design, and he is co-founder of DesignPhiladelphia, now the largest city-based design festival in the US. He is a Fast Company Expert Design blogger and Huffington Post Education blogger, and has served on the board of directors of the American Center for Design, the editorial board of the journal Design and Culture, the board of directors of the Victor Papanek Foundation, and on the Icograda Design Education Manifesto Steering Committee. With MoMA and SEED magazine he collaborated on and co-hosted MIND08: The Design and Elastic Mind symposium as well as the project Headspace: On Scent as Design in 2010. He has consulted or worked at Smart Design, frogdesign, WRT, Seventh Generation, and Virtual Beauty. His written work engages with the poetics and politics of the built environment and has been published in various books, journals, and magazines, including I.D. magazine, which published his "Manifesto for Postindustrial Design."