think folds

Why are bananas curved?

Posted in link, tink, yes by Edward on February 26, 2012

At some point I shall get myself together and create my own content for a post but in the mean time feast your brains on this, a touch of critical thinking. What is design and all that.

Last week, an article appeared on Stylepark written by design critic Thomas Edelmann whose title asked the good question: “Is design an auxiliary of art?” In his article, he takes a very clear position on the design profile of the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts, the HFBK. He concedes that we have the “intention” and “courage” to “slightly unhinge the set world”, but he also claims that in Hamburg “design has been made the handmaiden of art”.


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