Gabrielle Kennedy’s Article on Bas van Beek is a bare boned account of the Dutch designer's feelings on the current state of the industry.
Sparing no feelings Kennedy recounts Beek’s views of an “Elitist and anti-democratic’ industry “emasculated by its own anti-intellectual mentality.”
Shepard Fairey’s Obama poster has triumphed in a shortlist of 90 other designs to become Brit Insurance Design of the Year 2009.
Chosen as the most innovative and forward thinking design from the past 12 months, Fairey’s poster sheds new light on the power and influence of design on our day-to-day lives.
Röhsska Museum of Design
Vasagatan 37-39, Göteborg, Sweden
As part of this years series of talks organized by the Röhsska museum Dutch designer Maarten Baas will discuss the evolution of his work. offering insight into the concepts and inspirations behind his designs.
31 Clerkenwell Close, London
Digital Intuition as an apparent contradiction shows a series of network models from the field of artificial intelligence applied to architecture. Can models, derived from artificial neural networks, emulate the mechanics of learning and reveal qualities of space invisible to the eye?
Japanese architect Ryuji Nakamura has come up with an incredibly elegant chair design made entirely of paper (vulcanized fibre).
The unique form of this seemingly fragile yet functional seat pushes the boundaries of materiality to its limits while offering an overall sense of weightlessness and serenity.
79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA
Softspot presents ‘What the *#&! is Social Design‘ an exhibition that explores the definition of Social Design.
A growing number of creatives want to design for a better world. People want to know how to get involved with Social Design, but the path is not clearly defined.