Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Design Vocabulary + Principles

Design is an indication of a confident society.

If there's resources to consider making something graphically appealing, obviously the community is confident.

Charles and Ray Eames designed slide 3 (the dome)

This exhibition was considered the crux of the Cold War.

vaneer - surface.

The greater the penetration of design, the stronger the company.

American Question: "What's next?"

  • Design = de-sign
    Design has functionality. It attempts to solve problems, while art in general can and cannot solve problems

Denotation = the facts, specificity

Connotation = suggestion, abstraction

The best design is:

"Design is desire disguised as function"

You probably can't understand this unless you're me.

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