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Jane Pauley hosts our annual "Design Issue," in which we explore various ways design affects our lives. David Pogue looks at wearable health data monitors; Serena Altschul checks out the latest fashion trend: second-hand clothes; And Tracy Smith explores the evolution of surfboards.

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I'm Jane Pauli and this is a special edition of Sunday morning, Sunday morning, by design, where and send to Barbara California town that's come to be known as the American Riviera and this magnificent estate or calling home is named Alpha radius or tropical paradise, and it truly is that it's cozy by today's mega-mansion standards. A mere 10,000 ft. situated on 10 acres surrounded by lush gardens and towering homes all in the shadow of the Santa Inez Mountain, a century ago, when this home was built. Life was simpler. No laptop smart phones or Internet. Now all that tax tracks are every move and monitors every heartbeat a mixed blessing to be sure, but as David Pogue discovers more and more of us see all this high-tech is highly convenient. Fitness trackers have come a long way since they just count steps we can pick up people's illness at or before symptoms from a supersmart 98% accurate in detecting agile fibrillation.

99% accurate detecting sinus rhythm. Has this feature saved many lives almost every day later on Sunday morning. The new world of disease detection on your wrist save room for seconds. Serena all Cheryl tells us about one of the hottest fashion trends around fashion. One of the newest trend is old close badge of honor. It is a badge of honor, not to be wearing the awareness and 16 ability is really stylish secondhand shopping later on Sunday morning. Santa Barbara is considered one of the best surf spots in the country. I had this morning. Tracy Smith says surf's up any server, the whiteboard can mean the difference between a ditch and barrel ride were getting each board has its own characteristics. Like snowflakes know to her leg.

She we show you on Sunday morning while those stories and more on this Sunday morning by design, and will be back in a moment to see no hills above Santa Barbara Alpha radius is an oasis of tranquility designed by famed architect Bertram Goodhue for New York real estate tycoon James Waldron Gillespie.

The home was completed in 1906. Gillespie fell in love with the 10 acre property because the claimant reminded him of the Mediterranean Sea and the Mediterranean inspired the design to with Roman Middle Eastern and European influences all around lights with Swarovski crystals are a recent addition alongside custom furniture replicating original seen in talking about outside the lush landscape features more than 100 different types of trees including one of Montecito's largest victory. A perfect setting no doubt for the silver screen as Al Pacino's Florida mansion in the 1983 gangster film Scarface other familiar faces, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy have all pain visits to Alpha radius and this morning, so do we call the conversation room. Yes, here while it's rumored the homes original owner listened in from a secret passage of course these days.

David Pogue tells us we've got plenty of devices already doing just that these days help trackers gotten a lot more sophisticated and a lot more wearable, smart watches from companies like Fitbit and Apple are teaming with tiny sensors display their findings on your smart phone like a list of all the things that the watch can detect higher heart rate, irregular heart rate and whatnot let oxygen walking steadiness had some notifications, noise notifications and even handwashing which we can detect and of course your pulse rate 94. It's on the higher side you haven't drink enough water or stressed might be on national television that could be a reason doctors will decide is a physician and VP of health at Apple at the company's California headquarters. She demonstrated how an Apple watch can warn you about dangerous sound levels measure your cardio fitness. Yours is 20.6 and it is a little below average clearly have been very lazy busy busy and even perform an electrocardiogram with the most life-changing talent of the latest smart watches is brand-new they can give you early warning of medical problem. For example, if you are sleeping more sleeping less than used to do if your heart rate is at a different baseline heart rate and it was those are early signs of things that may be going on without my having to check anything, it will actually tells tell me that discovers something alarming it well.

Another one is walking study switch is between notice changes in your gait.

We can actually give you an early notification ring. You can do something about it. Then there's atrial fibrillation is a heart condition where your heart quivers instead of beating as many as 6 million Americans have it often leads to stroke the problem is these episodes are intermittent, so your doctors checkup might miss it but your watch the watches with you all the time.

Our watch can detect if your heart is beating out of rhythm and will service up notification has this feature saved many lives almost every day there. Physicians are actually telling them I'm so glad you showed up when you did because this really could have ended much differently.

You don't drive your car around without a dashboard that we are as people were more boring than cars that were running around without any sensors.

Most people, and we should be wearing these things. In my opinion because they can alert you to early Stanford school of medicine.

Prof. Michael Snyder is conducting several studies to see how far wearables can go detecting disease. What's the complete list of conditions that a smartwatch might be able to one day detect infectious disease, anemia, even type II diabetes. Then in the future. Pretty confident there's other things for sure heart condition or working sibling of the cancer right now. Snyder got a taste of his own smartwatch medicine last month on the day of a cross-country flight. He felt congested, his own research app alerted him of sudden changes in his breathing and heart rates. So I did a covert test and it turns out I was negative so I went ahead and got on the plane. Big mistake. He did have covert that I listen to my covert thousand nationalism my smartwatch and and sure enough in the Fitbit study involving 100,000 people. Those metabolic changes predicted coded three days before any symptoms appeared. Now, at the moment Snyder's app can't tell what is causing your vital signs to go screw right now as I say we can't tell the difference between certain kinds of stress is like workplace stress and mental stress versus a covert, but in the future we will, I am here to say that these data are great self track are more likely to be connected to other people and when they're connected to other people are more likely to be happy.

University of Cambridge, Prof. Gina Neff is the co-author of a book about self tracking. Overall she's a fan, but she does worry about who gets to see her medical data mentioned devices that are being used in warehouses to determine if someone is moving fast enough. I mentioned devices that you sign up for to help train you to be a safer driver, but it's instead used to appraise your insurance premiums.

These are scenarios that are used in companies today. At least Apple and Fitbit say that they can't see your data I want to be completely clear that Apple does not have access to any health information. Frazier is on device encrypted and in the users control. You don't have some engineer that could look up David Pogue's blood oxygen level absolutely for Stanford's Michael Snyder, the promise of disease detection on your wrist is a goal well worth pursuing.

3.8 billion people on the planet have a smart phone, but if you compare that with a $50 smartwatch health monitoring system for 3.8 billion people were just the tip of the iceberg of what's possible. The old Santa Barbara Mission was founded by Spanish Franciscans in 1786. It's just one of the picturesque sites that will put Santa Barbara on the map. The bells of been ringing at the mission for more than two centuries, but the first residents of this area date back thousands of years to the Chumash people. The town was named by the Spanish explorer Sebastian Vizcaino in 1602 for St. Barbara, the third century Christian martyr when Spanish settlers arrived in the 18th century they built along with the Chumash El Presidio fort to protect the California coast from foreign invasion, the nearby mission was built soon after setting a Spanish architectural style that endures to this day when an earthquake nearly destroyed the mission and much of the city in 1925 local visionaries ensure that Santa Barbara would rebuild and rebound in the same design and did it ever soon this oceanfront two hours from Los Angeles became known as the Hollywood silent film pioneer Charlie Chaplin built California's first major movie studio here flying a studios producing hundreds of movies in the coming years. This once sleepy seaside town became a place where people from all over escape for fun in the sun. Chef Julia child spent both her childhood and retirement on these beaches today with its outdoor lifestyle, fresh seafood and beautiful homes. Santa Barbara is the epitome of the California dream with a gilded hand-painted depiction of Alexander the great and solid brass doors.

The dining room at all for greatest spares no design detail small can be beautiful to as Susan Spencer will be showing us throughout the morning. Now give Emily Johnson a few good cans and she'll do a great opening you spend a lot of time thinking about can openers. Believe it or not.

I do her uncanny knowledge of all things, can opener comes from her job as senior editor at the food publication but curious where she's tested dozens of them. What this testing day look like. It looks like me, surrounded by scene number. You sit there and (hands and can then check his white doesn't matter what cranking thinking thinking thinking. This is one that you rather like this is my favorite. After all that cranking. She has come to love the classic design with the little sawtooth gear she gets almost philosophical about it. Can you envision a kitchen without a can opener. No, I can't can opener is delightfully analog.

It is a single use item that people can't get out of owning Americans have owned can openers for more than a century. The design evolving ever since the original model in 1858. I think the interesting part of the History is that it was not invented until around 50 years after the invention of actual canning.

Wait a minute what the cans were so thick like 3/16 of an inch.

Sometimes people had to use a hammer and chisel literally surprise they just didn't give up on the cans completely. I know if they tried. Johnson might've told him to. Well, can it you can take that will last forever in your pantry and make a whole meal not without a can opener you can need the can to get it's a Sunday morning.

By design from Santa Barbara here again is Jane Fawley. Martha Tyson has the story of a very different sort of garden.

The towers above all the rest. Is it glowing in the dark in office building an art installation know those are rotisserie's plans going around and around inside. It's a vertical in the middle of downtown Jackson, Wyoming Jackson has a four-month growing season really wanted to extend was this plot of land 30 feet wide by hundred and 50 feet. That's not very big architect known as one of the founders of vertical harvest, which opened in 2016. So we decided what what if we go. Could we make more food. This little 10th of an acre produces 100,000 pounds of produce a year and not just let us know. Outside on the mountain and were still producing tomatoes for community and all kinds of microbrewery. This is our edible flower program. This is kind of a little bit of our Willy Wonka part of the tour where you never know what you're getting at every vertical farming is possible because LED lighting has gotten cheaper and more efficient. The plants need very little water. They don't live in soil their fed solutions of nutrients with practically no pesticides. What is the potential for vertical farms will reserve food coverage for publishers in 2010 when now retired Columbia University Prof. Dixon Dave Cormier wrote this book and coined the phrase vertical farms were all but nonexistent by 2026. Vertical farming is expected to be at $10 billion a year industry worldwide. Can vertical farms answer the need in food deserts over the firmware vertical harvest has just broken ground on a much larger facility near Portland, Maine the first of 10 in the planning stages for cities around the country whenever going to replace traditional culture but we sure can innovate and then back to the idea of what local means from farm to fork. We deliver our product within 24 hours, so instead of being truck thousand miles or so from Mexico, California in Jackson, Wyoming produce takes it to my old van ride whole foods where it gets pride of place vertical harvest has also redefine Jackson's notion of who can be 19 of its 43 employees have mental or physical disability, all the Tim here with his proud dad will kill Tim's dad has watched his son thrive. Vertical harvest. Why was it important for you to have this job.

I actually feel appreciated, Amanda McFarlane suffered a brain injury vertical harvest is like a family here is a new kind of family farm feeding community is to take out with preacher Garrett this week Stephen Law ally of Mitch McConnell in one of Washington's biggest midterm monument list for me to set races you think Republicans have the best chance of taking a democratic seed. What about if not George. George is right up there with New Hampshire's products to New Hampshire people really just kind of don't like you have more from this week's conversation, follow the take out with major Garrett on Apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts no streaming based progress and start crazy time once final point is we need people in the best way to protect good people is to convict final season Millstream. The very first Ward back some 5000 years ago.

As Tracy Smith tells us surfboard design is come a long way. We're not in Kansas anymore surfing off the California coast is as popular as it ever been from the party wave writers at Malibu to the folks chilling at the where you can sit for hours in the lineup just waiting for the right way just right before I filed.

It's great for little waves like anyone could write it always that way. Surfing was once a sport reserved for Hawaiian royalty who rode the waves on boards of solid wood that were long narrow and majestically heavy its hundred and 40 pounds hundred and 40 pounds a share royalty to carry it for you.

Media used to serve for a living. One of the few female Pro servers back in the 1970s when the surfing world was mostly a boys club. This board would be about the 1940s today. She's a trustee of the surfing heritage and culture centers got some mahogany in San Clemente. It got a little more shape than the than the older ones right yes it does.

In this executive heavy 20 is not as heavy. I think this is about 55 pounds still by the lake boards got shorter and lighter surfboard maker who alter started making boards with lightweight also would switch to polyurethane foam and help take the sport to the next level Hobee's Dana point California store is still thriving in his namesake Hobie surfboards are still made the old school way shape or Gary Larson starts with a blank piece of foam and custom carved that for a server.

Specifically, angle the side rails to help the board stay put on a steep wave phase sharpen the notes for high performance turns or carve a wider tale for stability. These are stringers of these are would some boards have been strips of wood called stringers running down the middle for added stiffness and style. This model runs around $1800 but each surfboard is different.

I've had boards that I tried to duplicate myself and each board has its own characteristics. Like snowflakes, no two are alike shaped. That's a good don't get me wrong, you can buy a machine made board to their often cheaper and easier to ride, but they'll never have that certain something that a shaper puts into a board when they're making one just for you and ask your hippie dippy question that do these boards speak to you as a common question.

I guess I do feel like there's a little more soul shaped board of course no matter how good a surfboards design is only as good as the server and every one of those different mansion perched on a seaside bluff standing empty for decades.

We pay a visit to Bella's.

It's been the talk of what's become of the height set high above 1000 feet of coastline ballast water Italian for beautiful was purchased by copper magnate Sen. William Clark in 1923. He died two years later the Italianate home on the 23 acre property was then torn down and in 1933. Clark's widow and built the lavish solid concrete home remains today one of the richest families of the Gilded Age, the Clark's, including daughter who get used.

The home solely as a summer getaway, the shy who get to do our spending or sun filled days painting mysteriously the family last visited Bella's water in 1953. 10 years later, when you get inherited. The 23 acre estate. She gave the staff instructions to never change a thing. Custom coverings protected the furniture as the house sat empty for nearly 70 years costing some $40,000 a month to maintain Huguenot never returned to Santa Barbara she spent much of her later life in a New York hospital dying in 2011 at 104. Since then intrigue has grown over what will happen to Bella's corridor after a New York Times best-selling book today. Some of you gets paintings are on display in a new exhibit at the Santa Barbara historical Museum later this year, the foundation that now runs both will open the doors to tourists for the first time finally giving the public a chance to see the beautiful lookout for themselves. The paperclip was invented more than 120 years ago changed much since then.

Proof of its classic design. Susan Spencer puts it all together.

James Ward has an unusual attachment to paperclips.

So when you look at a paperclip you see a little wire sculpture is piece of all. But it's also a piece of useful like any serious art appreciator.

These classic paperclips. He is also a collector that is these funds which and how tips tips. That's a paperclip how many paperclips do you think you own books is 100 paperclip then we getting intense thousands of individual paper clips, staggering number paperclips. The London-based author wrote a book on the subject, simply because he felt the need for a definitive work in at least one paperclip is always on.

You have a paperclip tattoo I had anyone ever coming to the tattoo parlor before this and ask for a tattoo of a paperclip.

I didn't think so. Paperclip design is the so-called jam dates back more than a century, though there have been numerous different styles. It's that jam brings out the poet in war between object always suggests kind of eternity with each and in a way so a broken eternity for your reading a lot into a paperclip eternity are not one thing is certain, the paperclip is in office stable not to be confused with the office stable if you had to communicate. One thought about paperclips is one of the world's foremost authorities.

What would that be treasure them. Think about them, use them means reflect on them as close to a religious experience as it does its job and it looks beautiful like that. So you can ask from a piece of design is one of the hottest trends in fashion without a second to spare your Serena also got this for like 40 bucks Albert one love and hardly ever pays full price workouts would you say is about 60 to 70% of my my closet is secondhand. You can find things that maybe he simply bought at full price and they never bore it and you get to have it for 1/4-as someone who loves us and there's no better think Albert Ronnie Houston-based.

Dr. is one of many hanging up shopping habits. This trenchcoat that I love that.

I also drifted secondhand shopping is one of fashions, growing trends, how big is this secondhand clothing market. It's a $35 billion market growing alien billion.

It's really really been catching fire. Chris Homer is cofounder and chief operating officer read up dozens of web-based consignment shops, allowing consumers to buy and sell unwanted clothing listing items every minute of every day all the hundred thousand plus instead of digging through racks of clothes, consumers can browse on their phones close on the other hand, are held right up distribution sites around the country when they're inspected and photographed and eventually shipped to new owners things pick up even more during the pandemic.

Yes, all the sudden having time to clean out at home as well as wanting to change things up as a more casual one element. Another is the generational's urgency and millennial are really becoming natives, drifters, and how they consume the importance of environment impact people are having really is become even more in the forefront of people's minds right now the fashion in this be probably the third most polluting industry is next about five to maybe 10% of the world's carbon Allison Sommer is vice president of public affairs and business development at the real real online and brick-and-mortar high-end consignment shop. So if you had a magic wand and you could change something in the fashion industry today. What's the first thing you would produce less, produce less. In fact, about 85% of clothing in the US, including donations ends up in incinerators or landfills, mostly overseas 95% of the items that hit a landfill could be reborn in their current form.

So it's really just a problem not necessary. Knowing what else to do with an item that you Sommer says she hopes this inspires consumers to rethink their own shopping style you later anyway. Guys broke.

The hardest part of the cycle which is this big block of clothes being bought back in time where secondhand finding a beautiful item that you feel that a great deal on what Susan Spencer really scooped us up here.

Nicely done. Yes, here we go when it comes to ice cream I'm blown away my niece Devorah knows this group is nothing that makes more people having ice cream on a day-to-day basis. But what makes for a happy is the ice cream scoop or there really are things of our there is brilliance in the simplicity of this something that is so utilitarian, but so timeless still is a beautiful object at the Museum of ice cream in New York City, which Nora cofounded, proud scooper stand tall sort of Willy Wonka style menu bar. There was no giant sprinkles but back to the scooper. The design we know and love today with its built in scraper is from 1897 African-American businessman and inventor Alfred Crowley dreamed it up and got a patent for it. I'll probably is our Thomas. That is another Museum vice. And why not to his genius.

We owe the scoop of ice cream matter if ice cream is in a perfect little ball. I truly believe that it taste better when I actually do use a crowbar.

He would taste the same wall trust in their studies around savoring whether you really appreciated aesthetics to matter, the way it looks, ties into the way your brain reacts to nice beautiful. Remember that the next time you head to your freezer for a snack and cheers cheers.

It taste better when it's perfectly formed.

I'm Jane Hawley. We hope you've enjoyed our visit to Santa Barbara by design. Please join us when our trumpet sounds again next Sunday morning everything know why this is. Intelligence matters with former acting Dir. of the CIA.

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