The service of seeking and deciding: Design?

What is design? A dictionary will advise us that it is related to intention. This may take the form of both material and immaterial aspirations. As an example, I may have designs on my neighbour’s property, in which case I want to acquire it. Or I may have designs for my neighbour’s property, in which […]

Creating beauty

It’s still in style in a brutal world Some people desire to create beauty. It’s as simple as that. Not only do they want to have beauty in their lives, they feel that they can create it, edifying both themselves and others. This seems to be something embedded in our human nature, unequally distributed in […]

Show time!

Innovation, competition and personalities on display I have been going to trade shows for a long time. As a product designer, I’m especially interested in products, and trade shows offer the most intense new-product-immersion experience there is. The shows I go to, furniture, interiors, architecture, lighting, equipment, boats, autos and so on, usually have a […]

Value proposition

Investment in gratitude? Value is a word that is worth reflecting on. In fact, it’s more central to our lives than we are generally aware. Usually, we use this word in reference to economics. When it comes to buying or selling things, there is a possibility that cost can be accurately established. The seller determines […]