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Designing Reverent Spaces with Jonathan Cohen

Jun 21, 2024   •   1 HOUR 12 MIN
On this episode of Experience by Design, we welcome Jonathan Cohen from G & A design. From Apple Vision Pro's risks to AR in museums, we discuss how tech's impact on our perceptions is profound. Jon describes how technology, when used thoughtfully, can create memorable bonding moments. Jon Cohen talks about how interactive elements in memorials and museums shape our collective memories. From Dachau's immersive experience to Destination Crenshaw's place-making, Jon Cohen dives deep into cultural memory. Finally, Jon urges us to create awe-inspiring experiences that pull us away from screens and into the moment.

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