From Good to Great

The English Craftsman William Morris, in an 1880 lecture titled "The Beauty of Life," said, "Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." Even though the design world has come a long way since Morris' treatises governed the Arts and Crafts movement, his golden rule is as useful today as it was in the 19th century as a tool for singling out great design. In this special supplement to TIME, we endeavor to identify what we call the Design 100, the people and ideas behind today's most influential design. Or, more...

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