everyday hero: enhancing civility . . .

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everyday design hero:
enhancing civility . . .

“the aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity & familiarity.”

philosopher ludwig wittgenstein

01) lightness . . .

02) enhancing civility . . .

03) beautility . . .

04) robust, resilient & repairable . . .

05) embracing aspects of homo ludens . . .

06) anthropomorphic . . .

07) adaptable | transformable . . .

08) intuitive | self-explanatory . . .

09) accessible to 90% of the world . . .

10) a variation on a theme . . .

11) ephemeral . . .

12) wabi-sabi (grows better with time &/or use) . . .

13) improvisation . . .
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suggested reading &/or the dialects of design continued, enhancing civility:

01) alter, kevin editor. dance halls of central texas: pre-world war two wooden structures.
austin, center for american architecture and design, 2005.
02) ostroff, daniel, editor. an eames anthology.
new haven and london, yale university press, 2015.
03) neuhart, john, and marilyn. neuhart, editors, with ray eames.
eames design: the work of the office of charles and ray eames.
new york, harry n. abrams, inc., 1989.
04) potter, norman. what is a designer. london, hyphen press, 2002.
05) roddier, mireille. lavoirs.
new york, princeton architectural press, 2003.
06) stumpf, bill. the ice palace that melted away. new york, pantheon books, 1998.

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posted 13 April 2021

categories design, education