Category Archives | In general

Austin center for design

A new institution led by the recognized interaction designer Jon Kolko (associate creative director at frog design) is calling the attention of the design …

Paola Antonelli on the designers’ role

Johnny Holland interviewed Paola Antonelli, the design curator at the New York Museum of Modern Art (see Design and the Elastic Mind: An Interview with

About the International Journal of Communication

An open door (photo from http://www.sxc.hu/)

Reading a post by Carlos Scolari about the publication of his paper on ‘Narrativas transmediáticas’ (Transmedia Storytelling), I came across the International Journal

roericht.net

I found yesterday the wonderful website of Hans (Nick) Roericht. He was a student/lecturer at the hfg ulm and later on at the hdk Berlin

A fine line: a book by Hartmut Esslinger

A fine line

Without any doubt, frog design is one of the biggest and more interesting design bureaus in the world. With offices in many cities –such as …

World maps that change our vision

I came across Worldmapper a couple of years ago while I was preparing a tutorial at the Design Studies Department. For some reason, the images …

Design and the right-brain

A whole new mind

Daniel Pink is an american author who has been writing about Design and the right-brainers. On his book –A whole new mind. Why right-brainers

Design aids knowledge

visuwords

A short research paper I wrote for the Master in Theory of Communicational Design in which I compare different ways of representing complex concepts and …

Being authentic

Taken from Jim Jarmusch’s Golden Rules, this poster explains the difference between authenticity and originality claiming than the later doesn’t exist. And with an …

Design and optimism

In the introduction to the Design conference Changing the Change (Torino 10th, 11th, 12th July 2008) the designer Ezio Manzini talked about new design knowledge