Sometimes great improvements are achieved with very small means. Sometimes people confuse great improvements with great change. That is not the case. If you solve a problem, make something nicer, better or perhaps more sustainable – it’s not about the length of your journey, it’s about your destination. For to long it has been ridiculous to use Cable Ties when they leave is no space left to fit a clipper. Designers Kim Seokhui, Kim Seongjin & Lee Jongsung added a simple detail and massively…
We’re exited that Jonathan Ive, Apples Head of Design, will design a one off Leica Camera. One of many things that might turn out interesting is how Jonathan will design for another brand than Apple. There are many similarities between the aesthetics of Leica and Apple. Our hope is that there will be a nuance, a motivated difference, between what he has designed for Apple, and what he will design for Leica.
Wonderfull TED talk on how to not just design for people but also how to make it go beyond a concept and reach the market well.
Know-How is nothing without Show-How Knowledge is good but “action speaks louder than words” if it’s change you want to make. After recently teaching together with Erik Thortensson (Creatables) and Petra Lilja (Appocalypse Lapotek). I want to share them as examples of getting out of the office and Show-How to work with materials. One metric tonne of discarded plastic saves about 40 000 asses Ass Saving Techniques from Ass Savers on Vimeo.
Made by Hand / No 2 The Knife Maker from Made by Hand on Vimeo. Joel Bukiewicz runs Cut Brooklyn. He makes hand made knives and we are big fans.