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Design MATTERS!

We walk around every day, using doorknobs, using our phone, typing on the computer, using forks and knives, writing with a pen. All these things were designed with a specific purpose in mind and we never really take the time… Continue Reading

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Planned Obsolescence

I don’t even realize designers, whether industrial, environmental, or graphic, design my entire life. When I begin typing on my Apple laptop, I don’t say out loud “Wow, this laptop sure is ergonomic!”, I just experience a subconscious satisfaction. The… Continue Reading

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Objectified

Objectified is quite thought provoking. It unveils the world of industrial design, which essentially is the creation of everyday products for functional use. The documentary followed the design processes and made some interesting points about some everyday products you normally… Continue Reading

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Taking things for granted

While watching “Objectified,” the first thing that came to my mind was “Unwrapped.” Unwrapped is a television show that displays how different candy/snacks/beverages are made. Of course, my mind automatically went to food. From “Objectified” I drew connections to another… Continue Reading

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Every Object Tells a Story If You Know How to Read it-Ford

Although about industrial design, this movie continued the theme from Helvetica and the Glaser movie about everything having been designed at some point: every little thing was thought of and sketched and created purposefully. At this point in the semester,… Continue Reading