Design Tips for Privacy

Design Tips for Privacy

By William L. Hamilton
As the lines between our public and personal lives become increasingly blurry, designers are helping redefine privacy for the 21st century. Here we explore the new frontiers—in residential architecture, product design, and furnishings.

With surveillance as the word of the day, thanks to the recent NSA intelligence scandal and even Congress’s skepticism of Google Glass’s intrusive properties, privacy is rapidly becoming the 21st century’s greatest quan-dary. Not as in, How do we protect it? But rather: Do we even know what it is anymore?

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