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10.01.09
Industrial Design
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
09.30.09
Industrial Design
Nobody says 'high-tech' anymore could be the subtitle for my post of the list of ten influential designers for 2010. We've grown accustomed to technology as a part of our everyday life but these ten designers are concerned with how to
10.07.09
Industrial Design
So I've done it. I've been wracking my brain to create this list and now I finally have my picks. To start off I have to say that the art world as a whole intimidates me. Maybe part of the reason
11.26.09
Industrial Design
This project by Kengo Kuma is a commission from the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt in 2008. Even though this is old news in 'web years' the idea of inflatable temporary buildings seems to be a timely post. With the current
06.11.09
Industrial Design
It was 1996. Prince Charles and Lady Di got divorced, Braveheart won the Academy Award for best picture and the first cloned mammal, Dolly the sheep, was born. And Marcel Wanders, working at the Dutch design collective Droog, knotted rope to
12.06.09
Industrial Design
This Design Arts feature is a collection of posts of forward architecture at a pivotal time in our culture. These posts explore the question: How do you engage in experimental design at a time of economic contraction? From Zoe Rollers piece
08.24.09
Industrial Design
In the world of design there is a surging interest in the handmade, limited production and regional craftsmanship. This trend has found mentors in Culver City, California, a city in the middle of Los Angeles that has attracted film production,
01.13.10
Industrial Design
Often the repetition in advertising creates its own logic. Why is a tiger a better symbol for a brand of sugar coated corn flakes than a white seal? I like to think this character's name is "Frosty the Seal". (After all,
09.21.09
Industrial Design
Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in June 2008 and founded studio mischer’traxler in 2009. Their interest in the organic and technological combines to create useful objects that also serve as a record. They make
11.18.09
Industrial Design
by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
09.25.09
Industrial Design
Here's a sneak peak at one (well technically two) of my picks for 10 for 2010. Kegan Fisher and Liz Kinnmark, founders of Design Glut. Their seamless collaboration is filled with refreshing and original ideas, putting design into the hands of
05.20.09
Industrial Design
I LOVE GOLD... or do I? In a world of current economic slum, it's hard to believe that gold-plated anything - toilets, sexual devices, teeth - whatever, even still exists. Better still - the always socially witty design mash-up team of
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