FIVE PROPOSALS THE ESSENTIALS Having too much mostly means that the things in our lives are dispensable, and generally hold little to no emotional value. How does something become personal in value, and how do we categorize these objects in our mind and in our physical space? In this exploration I want to measure how… Read More CONNECTING THE DOTS
I’ve been thinking lately about the nature of time as a design element in itself, created, adopted, adapted, and applied. A linear marker with a beginning and end, where thousandth of a second wins the race.There’s so much feeling associated with time and yet it remains intangible, and abstract.
We are graced with senses which allow us to grow, develop, and feel through a variety of sensations. How have we managed to navigate this enormous terrain of land and sea if not for these inherent gifts. Our evolution as a species, as a culture, as living beings could not exist without. Even still, the vastness of just…being, has… Read More MATERIAL_02
Lately I’ve been trying to work out the details of my design ideas for furniture, lighting, and slip casting. I’ve spent months thinking over the details and variables, making models and going through “the process” We are heading towards the end of the semester and having to finalize the concepts projects. Through research and gathering… Read More MATERIAL_01
This week I deleted my Facebook account with much relief and, to be honest, a little anxiety. My wavering history with social media goes like this: first I had Friendster (2002), second I had Myspace (2003), and onto Facebook (2004), a brief stint with Twitter (2009), and lastly Linkedin (2009). One by one, each established social… Read More BYE FACEBOOK #ITSOVER
We live in a strange time of innovation and marketing which provokes desire, and creates the illusion of necessity. It’s a constant mental obstacle to defend against the compulsion of want and longing for that sexy new cheese grater, or that too-big-to-hold-iPhone 6 with a 5.5″screen. We are a culture obsessed with commodity and ownership.… Read More QUALITY