Posts Tagged ‘design’

going to the Salone Internazionale de Mobile this year has been one of the most mind-boggling experiences of my entire life. little did i know what was in store after capriciously buying my $80 EasyJet roundtrip ticket to Milan back in early February.  our first impression after exiting the unbreathably-sardiney metro at Rho: billowingly snakey, […]


a question indirectly posed to me by sam kronick one late lasercuttery night, and one that i am starting to rethink this semester:   is studio really the best-designed environment for design?   what makes doing your design work in studio better than, say, in your nicely-decorated dorm room?  or the buzzy woodshop?  or one […]


a conversation snippet about design with a non-design person: John: design people always add some part that doesnt make senseand put a question mark next to itlike…curves -> planesplanes -> objectsobjects -> 4D?? strikingly insightful… when i see concept boards for the beginning of some design project’s life cycle, they are littered with grand [and […]


jutland jaunts

15Feb09

last weekend, the architecture + design program went on a study tour to western denmark – including the cities of arhus, aalborg, and kolding.  they all reside on the jutland peninsula, which forms the mainland of denmark and ‘juts’ like a finger into the north/baltic seas: the cities in western denmark are just like smaller, […]


studio, who are you? traditionally, you are supposed to be one large room for the sole purpose of being an artist’s workspace…a beautiful breeding ground of creativity, visioning, and inspiration.  but you can also be a bleeding mound of frustration.  you swallow architecture students for eons at a time, enslaving them to that spiraling, nonlinear […]



Q Drum: Water Transportation Made Easier “The Q Drum eases the task of fetching water for peoples in developing nations. Climate change has required a countless number of people all around the world to travel greater distances to retrieve water for everyday use. The Q Drum allows a child to pull the full capacity of […]