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Kunsthal Rotterdam – Soviet Design and Keith Haring

  There were two different, but equally interesting exhibitions there, one on Soviet Design, and another about Keith Haring. Both were were able to see only very quickly and thus quite superficially (we’ve been with the Dutch friends); both would … Continue reading

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Workshop at the Red Dot Design Museum

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Red Dot Design Museum

 

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Creativity is CRISP in the Netherlands

Last Wednesday I went to Delft, to joint a kick-off workshop of the CRISP, a new large-scale R&D program for creative industries. I was invited to the event at the last moment, and wasn’t aware how large it is, I … Continue reading

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Designing empowering identities for the beautiful futures

I just came across a very interesting paper published in the most recent issue of Co-Design (#4, 2010). The paper’s title – “Designing empowering and critical identities in social computing and gaming” – does not necessarily convey the true meaning … Continue reading

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Opening of the Dutch Design Week

Hans Robertus, head of the Dutch Design Week, welcomes and greets the participants of the opening ceremony in the Klokgebouw (also on behalf of his femme team, symbolized by the Howard Miller’s “We Can Do It!” poster mosaic. The week … Continue reading

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Rietveld & His Playful Chairs

I guess, many people would recognize this famous Red & Blue Chair that became an icon of not only Dutch design, but of the early XX century modernism in general (along with the paintings by Mondrian or the buildings of … Continue reading

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Swarming GUIs

This is an example of a GUI developed by Philips Design around 2005 for (back then called) Philips CE, Consumer Electronics. The main ideas was these hexagrams, that were able to freely float over the screen, and then group (or … Continue reading

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Exploring Future by Design

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Design Den Day

Summ()n (=Otto and myself in this case) has attended the second annual conference by the Dutch Design Initieatief the other day, this time held in Wijnfort, in Lent, near Nijmegen. When I read “fort” in the description, I initially thought … Continue reading

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