Have you ever noticed how design practice is closely related to anthropology ? How designers are trying to understand, every single habits, interactions, and our relations to objects in order to create an outcome with a human centric approach ? Against what some people might think, design isn't the result of any mystical illuminations or … Continue reading Demystifying Design Research
Last week, we were very fortunate to attend a talk at the Imperial college of London. "Smart Cities : Citizen inspired Innovation". The world is changing fast, and so our cities, but the more we seem to develop, the more these words echoes in our head : "Smart" and "Cities". What is that all about … Continue reading SMART CITIES ? TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT !
I now can say that I am one of the lucky guys that went into space on the international station and came back to earth. Or at least... at the Science Museum for 7£. The museum is currently hosting a VR experience picturing the space descent of UK astronaut Tim Peake, and a crew of … Continue reading HAVE YOU EVER BEEN INTO SPACE ?
Trend forecasting, another fancy term that appears to many as a compelling weather forecast statement. As we seem to get into a society full of concerns (global warming, rise of the sea levels, dying species, and an infinite list of similar facts and figures...) it is important to us to rely on the trends meteorologists, … Continue reading A DOOR TO THE UNKNOWN
" What ? Habitat still exists ? I though it disappeared !". This is the first question I've been asked by LCC print worker, while editing my design case study about the household and furnishing brand. As part of an assignment, I've investigated how a company uses design to remain a innovative leader on its … Continue reading ” VERTICAL MANAGEMENT IS OLD FASHIONED “
Global Warming, Climate change, Rise of the sea level, Plastic pollution, the collapse of biodiversity… an endless list of facts and figures we all heard about, that everyone seems to agree on and reach the same magic conclusion : Sustainability. It is not about defying the proofs and unbeatable facts that alarms us on the … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY IS BORING !
According to Georg Simmel, the fine arts clearly reflects the concept of culture, as the work of art itself, by giving a shape to the object “seems completely to escape being adapted to the process of our subjectivity.” Therefore, it is pure expression of a given context. I have always been attracted by art for … Continue reading PAINTINGS AND SEMIOTICS