Is Design Important?

Is Design Important?

May 22

If you say that you are an doctor or an architect, nobody will question it, but if you say your are a designer, a lot of people will tell you that they have a nephew or someone in the family that can do the same or a better job since he was 10 years old!

So here is a video made in Helsinki, the World Design Capital in 2012, by Perfect Fools and GP UdstillningsDesign to demonstrate what is life with bad design.

[See if Kauko is open now]

Design, discovery and humor: David Carson on TED

Design, discovery and humor: David Carson on TED

Mar 27

Great design is a never-ending journey of discovery — and for this journey, it helps to pack a healthy sense of humor. Sociologist and surfer-turned-designer David Carson walks through a gorgeous, funny and wise review of his work and found images. It’s packed with quotable moments from Marshall McLuhan, William S. Burroughs and Carson. (Recorded February 2003 in Monterey, California. Duration: 22:40.)

The Alphabet

The Alphabet

Mar 31

The Alphabet from N9ve.it.
A spelling-video for designers where each character is the initial letter of a font name.
Music track:
Si tu n’étais pas là – Fréhel

To me, design is…

To me, design is…

Mar 02

Some of Vostok’s clients talking about design, about how they feel things should work.

Video made by RiotCinema (riotcinema.com)
Clients and work shown from Vostok (vostok.es)