Feb 3 – Feb 9

This week has mainly been research based and some work related Studio CreaTec. Read an article “Braille inspired design for the blind” – Maria Popova. Her article focuses on a design that enriches the day to day lives of a blind but her main focus is that most of the ideas that is brought to the table never crosses the concept stage. And if a design is to become a real changing agent in the world, it has to go past the conceptual phase.

Watched “Exit through the gift shop” by Thierry Guetta. It is a documentary about street art and mainly focuses on his attempt to locate and befriend one of the top artist, Bansky. The film contains footage of artists like Banksy, Invader, Shepard Fairey, and many other world’s most infamous street artists. The provocative exploration of what constitutes an art, the creative process and the message it puts across is quite different from the virtual designs we are used to seeing. It is a completely different culture of art.

Read an article: Thinking like an App Designer by Javier Cuello

 

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