Stephen Colbert seems to have a propensity for finding GreenLiberty-type guests, and “humanitarian design” advocate Emily Pilloton appears to be another sterling example. Her book Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People discusses how the power of smart design can and should be leveraged toward making life better for people. In her words: “Humanitarian design is really about taking design, as a creative process–which is really about problem solving–and putting it to work on some of the biggest social issues that we’re facing today. ”

Watch the full interview with author Emily Pilloton here.

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Visit Emily Pilloton’s Project H Design project online.