On Functionality as an Illusion


As opposed to many of my peers at Industrial Design, I do not attach much value to the functionality of designed objects, because in the end I don't think the project of Life is about efficiency or convenience. It is about our ability to experience and explore the many qualities our world is rich. To pursue more… Continue reading On Functionality as an Illusion

Berlin: a Medieval(ish) City

The trademark of Germany is synonymous for high-tech, high quality engineering. Yet somehow Germany and its capital are surprisingly old-fashioned. For example, there is no electronic card system for the public transportation. Like in the old-days you have to go to a ticket vending machine to buy a paper ticket and "activate" it by acquiring a… Continue reading Berlin: a Medieval(ish) City