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writing | ben fry » Paola Antonelli on Charlie Rose
"Her ability to speak plainly and clearly reinforces her point about designers and their role in society. (And if you don’t agree, consider what sort of garbage she could have said, or rather that most would have said, speaking about such a trendy oh-so
art  design  paolaantonelli  charlierose  designandtheelasticmind  moma  interviews  video  via:tomc 
june 2008 by robertogreco
“Information architecture” « Adam Greenfield’s Speedbird
better defined as "…the existence of another, more all-encompassing way of working and making: a yet-un-named field that comprises the kind of systems-level thinking that architecture itself might be a subset of."
adamgreenfield  design  informationarchitecture  systems  gamechanging  designandtheelasticmind  definitions  future  architecture  making  work  ux 
may 2008 by robertogreco
Archinect : Features : Archinect Reviews: Design and the Elastic Mind
"One of the greatest pleasures of...is watching people outside those discourses discover these things for the first time. The show is complete sensory overload...the civilians were literally freaking out because they had no idea any of this existed"
designandtheelasticmind  archinect  moma  design  reviews  future  biomimicry  architecture  paolaantonelli  art  exhibitions  biomimetics 
may 2008 by robertogreco
Seed: Design and the Elastic Mind: In the emerging dialogue between design and science, scale and pace play fundamental roles. By MoMA curator Paola Antonelli.
"Much of this is being done by bona fide designers, but scientists and artists have also turned to design to give method to their productive tinkering, what John Seely Brown has called "thinkering." They all belong to a new culture in which experimentation is guided by engagement in the world and by open, constructive collaboration with colleagues and other specialists." ... "...importance of "critical design," or "design for debate," which he defines as a way of using design as a medium to challenge narrow assumptions, preconceptions, and givens about the role products play in everyday life"
paolaantonelli  seed  design  science  moma  gamechanging  designandtheelasticmind  nanotechnology  biomimicry  topography  brain  art  debate  eames  architecture  society  dialogue  interdisciplinary  crosspollination  johnseelybrown  dialog  biomimetics 
april 2008 by robertogreco
WorldChanging: Design and the Elastic Mind
"Design as a tool for learning can increase our understanding and appreciation of the world around us, as well as enable designers to participate in a wider technological, cultural and environmental discourse creating the world of the future"
art  design  moma  worldchanging  paolaantonelli  learning  gamechanging  designandtheelasticmind  thinking  problemsolving  technology  culture  environment  sustainability  future  futurism 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Design is Dead | varnelis.net
"Just as we seem to have more faith in design than ever, just as design seems to be exploding, we are also faced with a culture for which design (as conventionally practiced) is simply not appropriate anymore."
design  thinking  problemsolving  materialism  philippestarck  unproduct  culture  ethics  sustainability  green  designandtheelasticmind  moma  clayshirky  kazysvarnelis  networks  designer  diy  hacking  making  opensource  usergeneratedcontent  usergenerated  make  hertzianspace 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Design and the Elastic Mind
"The exhibition highlights designers’ ability to grasp momentous changes in technology, science, and history—changes that demand or reflect major adjustments in human behavior—and translate them into objects that people can actually understand and u
design  future  interface  stamendesign  moma  exhibits  interactive  webdesign  gallery  infographics  information  visualization  art  architecture  patterns  biology  scale  technology  inspiration  form  paolaantonelli  nanotechnology  nature  science  human  anatomy  eames  designandtheelasticmind  webdev 
february 2008 by robertogreco
brendandawes.com » Design and the Elastic Mind
"“Design and the Elastic mind” is the most uplifting show MoMA’s architecture and design department has presented since the museum reopened in 2004. Thanks to its imaginative breadth, we can begin to dream again."
design  inspiration  exhibits  moma  biology  paolaantonelli  architecture  patterns  technology  scale  nanotechnology  science  form  designandtheelasticmind 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Design and the Elastic Mind - Design - Review - New York Times
"Although fascination with organic form...since Renaissance...now entered age in which designers & architects...drawing inspiration from hidden patterns in nature rather...results can be scary, but they may also hold the key to paradise."
art  design  architecture  patterns  biology  scale  technology  moma  designandtheelasticmind  exhibits  inspiration  form  paolaantonelli  nanotechnology  nature  science  human  anatomy  eames 
february 2008 by robertogreco

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