Last century the Bauhaus design philosophy of ‘form follows function’ influenced (or polarised) designers and design thinking. The matter was function and optimising the form to enhance this function. You were with it, against it or ignoring it without paying … More »
It’s that ever-probing question, ‘what is good design’? Whether the judge is a trained eye or a set of guiding principles, there will always be an element of subjectivity—that’s the nature of design. However what happens when you switch the … More »
by Matthew Galloway
Identity, we might already conclude, is not a truth embedded in the history and experience of a community but a construction, its meaning contestable, adaptable, even disposable.
John Cookson, Pilgrims’ Progress — Image, Identity and Myth in Christchurch
ART OVER … More »
Happy New Year designers and creatives! We start 2013 with the fourth installment in our design research series. Towards the end of last year we commenced the series where we talk to to a postgraduate student each month, from postgraduate … More »
Whatever your flavour, find the right tastebuds. If you don’t know now, find out fast. Clients aren’t your friends – they just want the job done properly. On time. By someone who knows what they’re doing. If you want to … More »