It is simple yet complicated, down to earth but glam, beautiful, yet environmentally- friendly. Ed Chew transforms the ordinary throw-away tetrabox into expensive and impressive -looking interior design furniture. Pics and link after the break.
Having a nice office is one thing; having nice stuff in the office is a completely different one. We all like having nice stuff around, or with us since these are the things we constantly interact with while we’re working. These things provide us with extrinsic motivation that keeps us moving and enjoying our work.
Wes Anderson is generally considered as a modern directorial genius who is able to compose immaculate shots true to the tone and message of his stories. His style is solid and consistent but far from being flat, boring and lazy. He explores new techniques in each film that he does and tries to continually add new weapons in the artistic and story-telling battle he designed.
The Apple Store houses several thousands of mobile applications created by hundreds or thousands of app developers, both amateur and professionals. Mobile apps have become a way for smart phone users to be even more in-touch with the things they need. May it be for communications, entertainment, cooking, health or note taking, as the saying goes: “there’s a app for that!”
Religion is a giant force of influence to civilization. It seeps through every part of our lives, whether we like it or not, and whether or not we are believers. It is undeniable that it has greatly influenced both artists and designers to create works that either support, or critique religion; and that this relationship between religion and the Creatives has opened up human consciousness in many ways.
Chances are, we spend more time in the office than in our own living rooms. The reason for this isn’t simply because ‘our work is there’ but rather because that is where we feel the most productive; and work is instinctual because it leads to survival. Basic need. So why spend our lives in sad, and damp work spaces when it there are countless possibilities to beautify our work caves? Continue reading I Can Work Here #1: Wood, Light, Contrast
There has always been this saying that ‘nature is the best designer’ and that ‘to see what goes together well, simply look at nature.’ To me, this is completely true, not simply in a personal aesthetic fashion, but also in a practical way. If we were to look at Design and Aesthetics from a Darwinian perspective, Aesthetics and Pragmatics are the paramount to the survival of a species, thus leaving nature beautiful and useful. But that might be too overreaching.