Monthly Archives: June 2010

Ingrid Brandth

Kitchen table to playhouse in a minute flat; Snowboard decks like Ukrainian Easter eggs; Airplane blankets with repositionable pillows; Animated sequences of athletic endurance; Illustrations that turn musical instruments into equalizer patterns; Web sites for Nike.

Posted in Amusement, Artists & Designers, Color Theory, Course Related, Drawing, Visual Concepts, Web

Red Carpet Treatment

Is it: Jewelry? Art? Fashion? Industrial Design? Advertising Prop? Architecture? Social Criticism? Spin the big wheel for your answer.

Posted in Amusement, Artists & Designers, Visual Concepts

But is it art?

A few months ago the head of a grad school arts program told me my art wasn’t. I felt honored.

Posted in Course Related, Design History, Design Theory, Editorial, Repost From Cited Source, Visual Concepts

Syrofoam Cups + Marker

Who out there hasn’t drawn on a used coffee cup?

Posted in Artists & Designers, Craftiness, Drawing, Fiddling & Time Wasters, Persons of Interest, Visual Concepts

Paper Model of Assault Rifle

Is the symbolism even stronger when and object’s form is divorced from its functionality?

Posted in Design Ethics, Actions & Impact, Design Theory, Uncategorized, Visual Concepts