Tropes and Zeit Geist

It is an assumption that a good industrial designer is great; at drawing (sketching), rendering and photo realistic illustration of the concepts; at CAD (computer aided design), at generative digital manipulation and able to produce accurate manufacturing drawings; at operating a laser cutter, CNC machines; at making and running 3d printers; at making prototypes using…… Continue reading Tropes and Zeit Geist

How to create Community?

One challenge that some people in academia are focussed upon is to do with the creation of community. The quick history of this notion can be captures by creating three paradigms, moments, of discourse: One, the nineties was a period that gave rise to the notion of ‘online hanging’ out through the emergence of discussion…… Continue reading How to create Community?