Design better by enforcing complexity

I often hear the idea of designing via reductionism when talking to young designers. That design should be without the baggages of complexity. Yet I get concerned when I see elementary practitioners try it out. Here’s my beef with this particular

Design better by enforcing complexity

I often hear the idea of designing via reductionism when talking to young designers. That design should be without the baggages of complexity. Yet I get concerned when I see elementary practitioners try it out. Here’s my beef with this particular

Living your life through films

Films are wonderful. For most parts they are good time killers. On instances even, they can also be great teachers. They are concise packets of information, that demands both analysation and immersion to understand. This immersive nature, which, allows us to put

Living your life through films

Films are wonderful. For most parts they are good time killers. On instances even, they can also be great teachers. They are concise packets of information, that demands both analysation and immersion to understand. This immersive nature, which, allows us to put

Why I dismiss the idea of having a uniformed wardrobe

“Wear the same outfit daily, it will make you more successful.” I’ve heard this phrase regurgitated a million times, quoted via different people. Apparently Steve Jobs does it. So it must be pretty decent advise. I agree the fundamentals of

Why I dismiss the idea of having a uniformed wardrobe

“Wear the same outfit daily, it will make you more successful.” I’ve heard this phrase regurgitated a million times, quoted via different people. Apparently Steve Jobs does it. So it must be pretty decent advise. I agree the fundamentals of

Understanding your job

Sometimes, I feel a lack of progression when it comes to the work I do as a designer. While my job is unmistakably interesting, overtime, as my craft improves, the learning curve lessens and things become somehow systematic. Over time, I

Understanding your job

Sometimes, I feel a lack of progression when it comes to the work I do as a designer. While my job is unmistakably interesting, overtime, as my craft improves, the learning curve lessens and things become somehow systematic. Over time, I

Why you should not criticise design

Design can be a critical field. Often criticisms occur, and it comes in various forms. A designer can be attacked on their aesthetics, they can be nitpicked on their idea, and more or less, it is not something fun. It is

Why you should not criticise design

Design can be a critical field. Often criticisms occur, and it comes in various forms. A designer can be attacked on their aesthetics, they can be nitpicked on their idea, and more or less, it is not something fun. It is

Habits

I tend to have my mind wander from time to time. Most of the time, it is during conversations, but today, it happened while I was watching a documentary on Yohji Yamamoto. He talked about the need to live and breath design

Habits

I tend to have my mind wander from time to time. Most of the time, it is during conversations, but today, it happened while I was watching a documentary on Yohji Yamamoto. He talked about the need to live and breath design

Decorative design

As designers, we know that reductionism isn’t for every project that comes flying through the door, and it is often a dilemma to include decorative design into your work to make it seem designed. There is a fundamental lack of

Decorative design

As designers, we know that reductionism isn’t for every project that comes flying through the door, and it is often a dilemma to include decorative design into your work to make it seem designed. There is a fundamental lack of