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Functional Design for a Dysfunctional World - That’s Design!

by oqdbpo
Introduction We are facing a planet that is slowly disintegrating by pollution and global warming. We live in a society that is sadly corrupted by violence and inequality. And in which poverty goes hand in hand with over consumption. Our world certainly is a dysfunctional world. This exhibition focuses on a group of young designers who operate both as producers and social engineers. In their desire for an instantly engaged attitude, they reinterpret their own environment to offer useful and ingenious suggestions for design that can be at once critical, functional and witty. Using prosaic materials, found or recycled objects, and by reassembling and reconstructing old and new, they address environmental problems, gender issues, and politics of space, or simply press for a more human face of design. Not without humour they trigger awareness of our patterns of behaviour. And by exploring the symbolic values of the objects that surround us, they remind us that while we all share the dream of living in a better world we are equally responsible for creating or at least sustaining it. The participants in the exhibition are students or recent graduates of Konstfack from different departments, including Interior Design and architecture, Industrial Design, Glass and Ceramics and Textiles. Renée Padt, Curator



Simpy - tagging, social bookmarking and personal search engine

by thauser & 51 others
''Simpy indexes your bookmarks and lets you search them. It eliminates the need to use bookmark folders (also known as categories) by using tags to create virtual, dynamic folders on the fly.''

TextDrive Snippets courtesy of Peter Coopers handy little app

by sachachua & 14 others
Snippets is a public code repository. You can easily add code to your personal collection of code snippets, categorize your code snippets with keywords (known as 'tags'), and share your snippets via this site.


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