August de los Reyes, a prominent designer who helped develop the modern Xbox interface and became a fierce advocate for inclusivity in design, has died. He had only left the house three times since March of last year—for a doctor’s appointment, for a license renewal, and to vote, according to his husband. He died on December 21. He was 50 years old.Continue reading
[This post is modified from Bio-Inspired Buzzwords: Biomimicry and Biomimetics] I don’t think a week goes by without someone asking me about biomimicry. I’m happy to comply, as the principles and practices of biomimicry is so core to sustainable design (and so fun to talk about!). One question that arises often is: “What’s the difference […]Biomimicry or Biomimetics? — MCAD Sustainable Design Blog
From today I’m posting the best design, innovation, sustainability Instagram’s profile starting with Sustainability Champions which is really inspiring.
Overview ‘The Future Is Now’ is an exhibition that comprises of multiple artefacts and scenarios that speculated on what humanitarian operations could look like in 2030. The IFRC Solferino Academy and Open Lab at Newcastle University collaborated with an array of design agencies and curators to bring this exhibition to life. This exhibition is the result of extensive horizon […]Designing the First Humanitarian Futures Exhibition — Carlos Alvarez
Aunque las metodologías de diseño parecen sobrevivir inalteradas a los cambios sociales, las técnicas que las acompañan responden a las necesidades de la sociedad misma. Gilles Deleuze, relevante filósofo francés de mediados del siglo XX, afirmaba que la tecnología utilizada en las sociedades evoluciona «como una profunda mutación del capitalismo». Pero, ¿en qué contexto se encuentra nuestra sociedad actualmente?Continue reading