Tag Archives: design
The Scribing of Design Thinking The word scribe to script, as a verb, is a “scratching, a scribble, a marking.” Describe comes to mind, for in that scratching, definition and articulation of idea becomes manifest. It comes right back to … Continue reading
The etymology of design, the signature of personality — and your presence. The design of you is what you make of it. The design is you. Your story, your musculature, the tracery of your nerves and veins, how you draw, … Continue reading
RETHINKING ANCIENT DESIGN — REMADE NOW, NEW. I’m interested in the idea of old [even ancient] design strategies rethought, to new principles of action. My own history is about scouring and memorizing 2,500 years of alphabetic history, and dreaming new … Continue reading
Stephen Kenn > Manly men brands | designing for them – building brand + personal stories about them Embracing the masculine spirit, design, thinking, story and truth in offering.
Papiota, “spool” – Bucuresti, Romania Cut & sew. And drink & eat. Bobbins and bottles:
The mystery of design | drafting design as talismans, amulets, portals and gatekeepers An old sign in Paris Working with Pierre Dinand, [and, noted herewith, that collaboration, here] in Paris — in the making of a shopfront signing, lasercut from … Continue reading
Powerful ideas, invention and brand re-alignments, newly imagined. I’m looking for surprise, beauty, spectacle — designing it, looking at it, seeing it, extending that story — the telling of it.
Doing creative speculative work — a pitch that costs nothing for the client — and everything for the creative team. I was in an argument with the team at Toyota — for what seems like months; lots of errors, miscommunications, … Continue reading
When you’re looking at something, how closely are you tuned? I was watching people watch. This is a habit. That is, studying people as they “study” — watching to see how people are paying attention. This couldn’t be any more … Continue reading