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Reflective\\Collect, purge & change

A quote from Richard Sennett (1980) Authority.

Although Sennett is talking about human nature and experience through time, arguably, Sennett is also expressing how humans are intertwined with their surroundings, that ‘change’ is also a binding of human with non-human. 175 more words

Reflection

Repetition

We should be suspicious of claims for innate, untrained talent. “I could write a good novel if only I had the time” or “if only I could pull myself together” is usually a narcissist’s fantasy.

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Writing

New Life for Old Spatial Experiences

Take a beautiful, historic interior setting, and add a new layer of ephemeral spectacle. The results are challenging, stimulating, and interesting.

The recent “Inside Peek” piece posted online in… 1,784 more words

Design

Thoughts about Furniture, Design Practice, and the Matter of Making

I have been thinking about contemporary furniture, design practice, and the matter of making – and recently learned about what sounds like a very promising lecture/event to be held at The Design Museum in London (England) on the evening of Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. 583 more words

Design

On the Frustration & the Beauty of Repetition

“Skill development depends on repetition…” I am reading a book by the American sociologist Richard Sennett on the position and the role of The Craftsman… 612 more words

Life