Visual symbols are powerful ways to make social constructs – from fashion to government, feel legitimate, trustworthy, and familiar. What's the role that design play in reshaping our society?
The fusion of architecture and cultures that comprised the cityscape of Blade Runner (1982) provided a backdrop in which characters displaying human emotions played out a storyline that was all about time. What did that represent for our architectural futures?
The rise of customer-obsession mantra and data-driven culture cultivated a generation of designers who only take risk-free and success-guaranteed steps towards the inevitable local maxima of design monotony. Where do we go from here?
This series investigates the personal journeys and the unexpected design references from contemporary designers — encouraging readers to expand their creative repertoire beyond what’s popular or trendy.
Documenting the world of design through the lens of curiosity and awe.
“Elevating designs above just form and function.”
“How to deconstruct the gender binary in design and make space for genderfluidity”
“Among the many historical readings that can be made of graphic design in Portugal, one of them will undoubtedly be based on the personal journey of Sebastião Rodrigues....”
“Design and music intersect in many areas; Yet one relatively obscure but staggeringly creative area is in the design of graphic notation used by composers. What can we learn from it?...”