When people think of design, we often think of style, maybe glamour. The word “designer” conjures up images of a lifestyle or a prestigious profession. In this blog, I want to go in the opposite direction. These are real stories about how designers used their talent to create a world that is more human and […]
The concept of “the office” has never been more vague. After 2+ years of working from home, Americans have done “work work” from just about everywhere but the office building itself. When / if you return to your building this year, you may be bewildered by old ideas of conference rooms, break rooms. Maybe it’s […]
So it’s been a pretty serious couple of years, hasn’t it? Let’s have some fun. Here are some designers having fun and bringing a little bit of magic too! These are fun illusions and playful products that bring delight and mischief into ordinary places.
Designers of electric vehicles aren’t obligated to round off every corner to reduce drag. Designers can carve vehicles with confidence and audacity. Proof? The ridiculous Cybertruck from Tesla.
In case you missed it, earlier this week a rich fool paid $120,000 at an art auction for a banana taped to a wall. A few days later, an attention-starved “performance artist” invaded the gallery, and ate the expensive banana. The winning bidder refused to pay for an eaten banana. Then someone else bid again […]
Some companies are lucky by having the right mix of letters in their actual name. Of the 26 letters in the English alphabet, some letters are blessed with good genes that make them visually balanced and interesting. Other letters are awkward and less fortunate. Who’s ready to nerd-out with me? These letterforms are balanced. They […]