In its half-century, the Prince Philip Designers Prize has rewarded the best in design from products and graphics to buildings and feats of engineering, and put the spotlight on designers for influencing and shaping daily life.
This animated timeline showcases the winning designers and designs from the past five decades.
I had the opportunity to interview Dean Kamen, inventor and innovator extraordinaire, at the incentive2innovate conference at the United Nations in New York City. His inventing exploits include the Segway, the insulin pump, and a stair-climbing wheelchair. Come see our conversation about the difference between invention and innovation, the importance of making science interesting to kids, and the challenge of overcoming cultural norms to transform an invention into an innovation.