Many devices and machines taught me that two buttons which form a unit indicate the ability to turn things in one way or the other. We’ve learned that a button on the right or top means up and a button on the left or below means down. This is deeply integrated in our Western culture […]
September 12, 2016
Harsh criticism on the maker movement
A couple of days ago I listened to a design research talk at the 12th Annual Conference of the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF) while I decided to write this post. The title of the conference was: „Reassembling Relationships: People, Systems, Things“. All the talks were mostly in the context of the […]
October 25, 2015
To one of the biggest rebrandings that happened these days.
I played with the thought of a comment on this back and forth. But after a little shitstorm on social media, which started because I posted my first opinion when I saw the new Google logo, I finally decided to share my thoughts with you. The shitstorm wasn’t actually about my opinion. It was about […]
September 15, 2015