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Design Loves a Depression

January 14, 2009

Design Loves a Depression

That’s the title of an interesting article in the NYT last week. By “design” the writer obviously means design itself, and not the world of commercial design which is in fact suffering during the current economic crisis.

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Street Use – “The street finds its own uses for things.”

December 9, 2008

Street Use – “The street finds its own uses for things.”

This post is about design in the broadest sense, as a process of problem-solving that leads to interesting and strangely compelling solutions. Above is an improvised streetcleaner in China found on Street Use, a truly fascinating blog about DIY and general inventiveness.

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