Future of design

On Frog Design I found a very interesting discussion about the future of design. http://designmind.frogdesign.com/blog/the-end-of-an-era.html Interesting because it talks about both sides.  Design is everything or everything is design and design was and will be only one part of the orchestra. And this piece has also gone its way of commoditization as engineering and other professions. Design Thinking was and […]

Smart Holograms

The DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) is presenting a humidity sensitive hologram. I think it is quite cool. It looks nice and interactive though. See video on youtube here GHTime Code(s):  

Profession vs. Skills

There are so many design definition discussions going on right now and to be honest all the time. Let’s open up the focus a bit more. How about the definition of engineering, science, creative industry and all this stuff these days? Which kind of value do the old profession names have in times where designers […]

Design Society by Mateo Kries

I was very happy to read the interview with Mateo Kries about his new book and his insights on design. http://www.designlines.de/im_gespraech/Mateo-Kries_1069613.html I had the chance to talk with him a few times and to see him in lively discussion about senseless design. So I really appreciate his opinions even if they are not statistically proven, which I don’t […]

Humanize technology

Peter Drucker expressed an idea which I found quite shocking. „Technology is not nature, but humanity. It is not about tools: it is about how people work. It is equally about how they live and how they think. There is a saying of Alfred Russel Wallace, the co-discoverer – with Charles Darwin – of the […]

IDEO's anti Climate Change Project

Ideo has a website to envision the future how world during climate change could look like. It is a large site with lots of insights. They are running a contest at the moment where people older than 18 are asked to contribute with a movie about the future. Thanks for that. IDEO Climate Change WebSite