– experimental design across generations
“Design starts when it becomes the visual, physical, and sensorial representation of the existential metaphor on which we base our lives” Ettore Sottsass, 1983
(first image: Ettore Sottsass, illustratration for “Italy: New Domestic Landscape”, 1972)
“Design is existential and cannot ignore its complicated relationship to people and their mental lives” Anthony Dunne, 1999
(second image: Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby, “Placebo Project: Nipple Chair” 2001)
Two designers who see criticality as a function of their designs. View essay here.