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27/01/16: Critical History of Design

27/01/16: Critical History of  Design

  • How to approach an idea for the first time
  • How to approach it
  • How to begin to analyse it
  • Recording initial experiences…
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Design And Cultural Meaning

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"How to solve a mystery: find something that piques interest research what piques your object immerse yourself in the object create a map of and look from a different angle Reference: The Archaeology of Knowledge finding the best methods of research to define the core areas of research Reference:Myths of design and the Design of Myths."

HWCAAAAAAAAAAAR?

A colourful presentation combined with an imaginative story building to begin the windy day. By creating a new story upon ourselves, it helps to view the context from a new perspective. 269 more words

Design Management

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"Here is the result of my first ghost writing. “A short clip clearly depicting the history of Brixton. History repeats itself, is a popular saying. What was shown from the short movie was the riot that happened and how history could repeat itself as farce. This time the creator used robots to replace the people and place, black and white scene to make it more dramatic, sounds from the real event, exact movement and by converging the last frame from the robots into maybe, a historic image.”"

HMWCAAAAAAR

How many ways can an articulate alien analyse an animated robot?

Pioneers 10 and 11, which preceded Voyager, both carried small metal plaques identifying their time and place of origin for the benefit of any other spacefarers that might find them in the distant future. 253 more words

Design And Cultural Meaning

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"As a female human being I don’t think I would able to be sure what kind of message they were trying to pass. But imagine If a real E.T would find it would it be able to understand? By guessing I would say that upper image in the left looks like a record, under it is a record player needle and under it a star?!"

The Original & The Regular

Arquaeology of Knowledge
Foucault

First, when starting a discourse one starts by describing the object.

Classified is to delimit the groups and the domain (e.g. a disciplines) in which the discourse is established. 126 more words

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"Is a ‘new notion’ made of pure regularity? Where is the discourse?"

WK9 Design and Cultural Meaning

DESIGN + CULTURE

Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilisation and therefore imminent downfall.
– Frank Lloyd Wright

Culture is what made human different, in the same way, culture made one design unique from other.

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Design Research Methods And Critical Practice

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"Maybe we have to really consider the context very carefully before judging if something is a good design or not."

My own process of understanding meaning

Yesterday I took the MBTI test for the fourth or fifth time. MBTI stands for Myers -Briggs Type Indicator and works as a personality test. Several companies encourage their employees to take this test, in order to improve each one’s productivity trough the self-knowledge. 524 more words

Design And Cultural Meaning

CTSatLCC reblogged this on Design & Cultural Meaning and commented:

"The cultural context belongs to each one of us in the society. We all have our own contexts – social, financial, emotional, etc. Each individual context is relevant at the moment of production of meaning."

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When your words are read, they might not mean what you think they mean.
What is Usenet?” quoted in Crystal, David: Language and the Internet, 2nd edition (2006), page 214.

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Communication