Challenge

Joe Zee on Cesar Galindo

Article: Joe Zee on Cesar Galindo


His Challenge: I have known Cesar in and around the fashion industry for years. He’s a veteran designer and we have many mutual friends in common and you can’t be in this industry as long as we have and not be acquainted. However, I don’t know Cesar well at all, so going up to see him for the first time in this aspect was exciting – and daunting.

2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Article: 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

A group shows their literacy certificates.
Before Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller was known the world over for his feats of engineering – most famously for his geodesic domes – he was, at 32, bankrupt and suicidal after the failure of his first business venture and the premature death of his young daughter. But instead of languishing, Fuller decided to embark upon “an experiment to find out what a single individual [could] contribute to changing the world and benefiting humanity.” That was nearly 90 years ago, and The Buckminster Fuller Challenge continues to celebrate Fuller’s pioneering spirit, enthusiasm and ingenuity with their annual $100,000 prize.