Design and Craft: Yii
Ama Hung-pin Hsueh / Bamboo / Ceramics / Ceramics / Cheng-yao Chiang / Chi-hsiang Yeh / Chun-chieh Won / Craft / Curating Design / Design / Furniture / Helen Chen / Huan-chang Li / Idee Liu / Indira Barve / Kao-ming Chen / Lieh-chi Lin / Pei-ze Chen / Process and making / Rock Wang / Taiwan / Travel / Tsun-jen Lee / Wan-shan / Yii

Design and Craft: Yii

Design is most often influenced by the regional culture and craft. As a curator, it is interesting to see how these manifest in objects, and I am always looking for good example of design and craft objects. Yii is a design projects rooted in craft, at the same time has wit moulded into some of … Continue reading

Antibodies: The Works of Fernando & Humberto Campana
Antibodies / Campana Brothers / Curating Design / Design / design process / Designers / Furniture

Antibodies: The Works of Fernando & Humberto Campana

Antibodies: The Works of Fernando & Humberto Campana 1989 – 2009 at Vitra Design Museum exhibition, Weil am Rhein, 2010. Designed by the Basel-based studio Groenlandbasel, Fernando and Humberto   Fernando and Humberto Campana, are some of the highly established designers of our time. Their work is being recognised for the way they impart a … Continue reading

Stories told through Ceramics -1
Adam Buick / Alison Britton / Ceramics / Create / Curating Design / Design / design process / Doug Fitch / Grayson Perry / Heidi Parson / Pottery / Robert Dawson / Stephen Dixon / Stories told through Ceramics- 1 / Uncategorized

Stories told through Ceramics -1

Some designers see ceramics objects as a memory container or documentary platform, and this is a fairly distinct group. These memory containers narrate stories of others or personal, its engages with the observer as a storyteller.   There are voices that refer to nothing more than a process of making a pot, while other go … Continue reading

Shoes designed well
Alexander McQueen / Andreia Chaves / Christian Louboutin / Christian Louboutin Retrospective Exhibition / Design / Design Brands / Design Museum / Doshi Levien / Fashion / Kei Kagami / Marc Newson / Nike / Shoes / United Nude

Shoes designed well

I have been doing research and writing about shoes for three months for the Design Museum’s Christian Louboutin show, during which i have seen countless shoes. The On-Line Journel Curating Fashion is featured on the Design Museum Site http://designmuseum.org/universities/ma-news (with a spelling mistake ‘creating fashion’, but thats us) Before i started this project i was not a shoe person, … Continue reading

‘I was there’ Chile Pavilion at Out There. Review
Architecture / Architecture Biennale / Design / Dialogue / Mauricio Pezo / Out There: Architecture Beyond Building / Share / Sofia von Ellrichshausen / Venice

‘I was there’ Chile Pavilion at Out There. Review

  I was there, Chile Pavilion at Out There: Architecture Beyond Building, Architecture Biennale, Venice, 2008 ‘The Chilean proposal is a platform to recover works of architecture that have managed to settle transversely into the national memory, beyond the specialized circuits’. [1] This Architectural Exhibition was part of Out There, Venice Biennale 2008. It was … Continue reading