Design languages began with the industrial revolution as a response to the emergence of machine culture and mass production as it encountered traditional artisan aesthetics. These base languages evolved into a set of aesthetics that are expressed today among various design languages.
a design language can be compared to an iceberg: there is its above-water, visible forms–its aesthetic, and a submerged, imperceptible body–that deeper cultural content upon which the aesthetic is based and only thanks to which that aesthetic can even be perceived as meaningful
The book begins with the origins of aesthetic movements in the 1850s to 1950s and moves on to the articulation of the early languages into threads which exist in contemporary culture. The final section of the book discusses contemporary design culture from the perspective of the threads of environmental sustainability and our daily immersion in digital technology.
We are very pleased to announce the 13th symposium in the DTRS (Design
Thinking Research Symposium) series, which will take place on April 20-22,
2021, at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. The
theme of the symposium will be:
Expanding the frontiers of design: A blessing or a curse?
As this topic can originate a long and tiring post, I just found great to have this short information at Britannica.com
“The following is an alphabetically ordered list of major art and design movements that took place during the 20th century.A “movement” is a style or prevailing inclination in art or design that upholds a specific philosophy or ideal and is followed and promoted by a group of artists for a defined period of time.
ARGENIA – GENERATIVE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN by C E L E S T I N O S O D D U A generated species of COFFEE POTS each one different, unique and unrepeatable, as in nature from the website http://www.generativedesign.com/
We are pleased to invite You to participate to the 22nd Generative Art
> International Conference at the Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome, Italy the
> 19th, 20th and 21st of December 2019.
If you like to share with us your scientific and creative work and your
> design experiences, please, send us a proposal of paper, artworks,
> installation, poster and/or live performances (the template is in the
> website www.generativeart.com).