Monthly Archives: October 2012
A little something in response to the presentations yesterday – a great quote from an incredibly influential guy: “We live in a society and a culture and an economic model that tries to make everything look right. Look at computers. … Continue reading
I always liked into design’s world everything is able to shock or astonish viewers for its simplicity and its creativity. I like the way people naturally can create design by necessity and by only using things that sourround us. Design … Continue reading
It exists many years, but no-one know how to open it properly. There are lots of decisions in the internet – to use a knife, scissors, a door, put it under hot water, throw on the floor, use a hammer … Continue reading
A russian forum, smth like “Do it yourself” 1. I really like this one 2. Also a nice one 3. Looks strange, wonder how it works? More here.
In the USSR it was very spread to reuse objects after they couldn’t serve their main function anymore. There vere lots of books, telling, how you can reuse everyday items. On the one hand it’s an example of amateur design, … Continue reading
Disclose.tv – The Lightbulb Conspiracy – The untold story of Pla
My favorite campaign about deforestation. Simple, but effective.
I think these are really good examples of both catching attention and using the space And quite witty examples:
From a student’s design festival of social ads. Be a donor
Think it can be an example of overdesigned things. Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission On 24 April 2008 it was reported in the Daily Telegraph that a new logo for OGC had been introduced at the cost of £14,000. The … Continue reading
Just wanted to as this in as we were discussing the golden ratio. The drawings relates to the ‘ideal proportians’ and ratios within our body, which are said to equate to the Golden Ratio.
I was adamant I would not use the word Apple to discuss my relationship with design, and yet when I think about how best to describe what I love about familiarity in design – their ‘gesture recognition based interface’ seems to do a good … Continue reading
When we talk about Design that is imitative, for me this conjures thoughts of Design that takes its cues from nature, most visibly in interior and exterior architecture. There are certain phenomena that occur in nature that have heavily influenced … Continue reading
Here’s an example of replica design, the following two photos show a fake Louise Vuitton bag, almost identical in every sense. And below is the real thing. I have a friend who has the replica bag and loves it, she … Continue reading
Not sure if this is particularly strong but I think it’s a good idea of unexpected USE in design, but what we would hate from this I am unsure. Perhaps the concealment of the drawers might allow us to forget … Continue reading
It is a challenge for me to avoid simply reproducing Dieter Rams Ten Principals of Good Design when I feel such an affinity with every point. I wanted us to challenge ourselves to generate our own list with our own … Continue reading
How do we feel about adding into our list ‘We feel passionately about…’ simplicity? In the positive and the negative…
A couple of examples Crazy discounts: