Trapped in the frenetic rhythm of ephemeral, sell-by-date consumerism, we live in an era of using up and throwing away. Ùs’ philosophy lets us pause and observe the potential of those spaces which we thought no longer served any purpose for us.
Ahead of the launch of new biannual adventure-focused publication Avaunt, we caught up with its illustrious team, which includes polar explorer Ben Saunders and designer Matt Willey, to talk about their vision and the magazine’s striking use of photography.
Back in 2013, many of the world’s best architects and designers attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Among…
En el último de sus provocativos posts en Facebook, Patrik Schumacher ha salido en defensa del diseño icónico y los ‘star architects’, con el argumento de que la tendencia actual en la crítica es “superficial e ignorante”, y “son comentarios facilistas (all-too-easy point-scoring), que de hecho pierden el trasfondo”.
Housetu Sato and his students at the Japan School of Wool Art created a giant, creepy, realistic needle-felted wool cat head that can be worn as a mask. The head will be on exhibit from April 18-23, 2015 at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
The good thing about being a designer nowadays is that you don’t need to convince your clients of the importance of branding. Corporations, NGOs, artists, individuals, everyone knows that branding can make or break a business. It’s hard to define good branding, entire books have been written on the topic, and there is still no […]
The Design Files started up in early 2008 and since then has snowballed into the site you see here today. It’s been a brilliant ride and has sent Lucy lots of new friends and incredible opportunities. The Design Files has been featured in publications including The Age, The Good Weekend, Urbis, Design Quarterly, Inside Out […]