everyday hero: robust, resilient & repairable . . .

ubiquitous quality factor number 04 •
everyday design hero:
robust, resilient
& repairable . . .

“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,
robust, resilient & repairable:

01) brand, stewart. the whole earth catalog: access to tools.
san francisco, portola institute, 1968.
02) clivio, franco. hidden forms: seeing and understanding things.
basel, birkhäuser, 2009.
03) lichtenstein, claude, editor. unbekannt – vertraut.
zürich, schule und museum für gestaltung zürich, 1987.
04) pirsig, robert. zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance.
new york, william morrow and company, 1974.
05) tools: extending our reach.
new york, cooper hewitt, smithsonian design museum, 2014.
06) vignelli, massimo, editor. knoll au louvre. new york, knoll international, inc., 1971.

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posted 13 June 2021

categories design, education