Monday, October 26, 2009

Slow Design - Yes!

Singgih Kartono
Design and business
driven by something
other than cash,
love it.

Giddy Up

Monday, October 12, 2009

From NY Times

Design as Intellectual vs. Practical

Design Thinking is Not the Answer

the return of common sense

It gets tiresome when trendy terms pop up in the design realm. Particularly, design thinking, as if design thinking was any different than any other 'thinking'. It's like music, and I think Willie Nelson said it best. He was once asked, "What type of music do you like Willie?" He replied, "Well, there's only two kinds of music; good music and bad music, and I prefer the good."

Let's think of the quality of thinking vs. the type of thinking.
How about that?

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Wireless Recharging

Powermat...amazing...and real!?

Recharge your phone by
turning it on
placing it on the mat

New ideas in energy transfer,
out of concept,
into the real.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

hologram phone

A holograph is projected above a mobile phone by a 3D projecter (not in picture) displayed in the HoloAD booth at the 2009 Taiwan International Invention Show and Technomart in Taipei September 25, 2009. The four-day event that opened on Thursday hosts some 600 inventors and institutions at the Taipei World Trade Center.


Here goes...

So, ultimately, design is defined by your definition of it.
Its influence? Anything and everything.
Its expression? Just about, anything and everything.

here are the things that are influencing me,
here are the things that I am expressing (designing/sketching/making...whatever)

Here goes...