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bringing me joy are

… books by Bruno Munari on drawing trees and drawing the sun. Online descriptions suggest they were written for children but I think what is meant is children of all ages.  54 more words


What? Two Bottles? Start Looking Sideways...

Always roaming in and out of book stores and on book sites, a few years ago I saw the book The Art of Looking Sideways… 278 more words

Graphic Design

Beatrice Alemagna Q&A

It’s a great pleasure to welcome Beatrice Alemagna and hear about the books that shaped her as a reader and helped make her a creator of unique picture books. 685 more words

Astrid Lindgren

Body language

Suplemento al Dizionario Italiano : in this book, Bruno Munari examines the various ways of expression without speaking, not only with hands but with the facial expression and attitudes of the whole person. 9 more words


Paralysed by the fear of the self-made design “artiste”

Eight months ago I was interviewed for a UI Designer position by a team of three designers with solid work. I wasn’t nervous or anything, even knowing that they had better-looking work than I, because I thought that, when you change to a new job it’s because you want to do better stuff, … 347 more words


The Designer's Ego

Mark Newson’s Lockeed Lounge Chair recently sold for £2.4 million, making it the most expensive design object to date. While I don’t think Newson will make any money directly from such a transaction on the secondary market (unless, with clever foresight, he built any such conditions in the original sale transaction: would that be possible at all?), it will certainly affect the perceived value of any product even remotely associated with his name. 985 more words

Musings And Reflections