good design might just be finding passion in something other than design
but life, like design, is an iterative process.
15 December 2012
25 September 2012
04 July 2012
13 February 2011
This year's challenge will be to resuscitate my blog - wish me luck. Other goals include starting new medical device design projects and developing some stuffed animal concepts. The motto for the year is "reconnect and engage"!
14 January 2010
We submitted, we waited and we sweat it out... checking email with an obsession that shaved a few years off my laptop and now the results are in!! We didn't win! But we were shortlisted (150 of 3000), which is really very fabulous for a product that has little to do with "
28 December 2009
Thanks Nadine for the "green" post it reminded me of some of our guiding principles here at Pacifier; one, that we are interested in ideas about design, culture and sustainability; and second, that those ideas should have some sort of "hot" component; something surprising or good or exciting or dare I say sublime, a something that makes us say "yes, yes please".
Here is a perfect example. It is a smoker of a project, seriously wicked actually. What happens when you make everything you need to wear for one year yourself? That is what Natalie asked herself a few months ago. She is interested in identity, production and design. Her project is called Makeshift and is expressed in daily outfit shots posted on her blog - so far we don't get to see her underwear, but they and her shoes etc are also part of the "make it all myself" parameter.
Makeshift Project: Day 114 December 23, 2009
Something else that got my attention recently (during the COP15 lead-up excitement) were how many blogs and alternative "news" sources there are. Actually many of these sites are better considered magazines, but I find them thoughtful and most excellent and tend to say "oh, yes!" to them.
Here are a couple: