A new editorial platform that documents meaning in the world of design.
Picture the keypad of a telephone and calculator side by side. Can you see the subtle difference between the two without resorting to your smartphone?
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 unintended consequences of our designs also have the same effect on the world as the intended consequences.
Designs have ethical consequences, but ethics are not always part of the design process.
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?...”