When you work soooo hard, and your soooo tired, and you still have soooo much to do, the little things that surprise you make it all worth while!
Trends are determined from a collection of a lot of data, from images, news media, exhibitions, from budgets, economics, public awareness, environmental issues, from social media, from TV, from………….. the list is extensive. A person (or a group of people) is/are then expected to go through all that data and try to find patterns occurring, […]
Post Modernism. A blotch on the design timeframe! An ugly, lost period! Stemming from the 60’s, lasting to the 90’s it survived only 30 years. Seen mainly in Architecture, the style was quite extreme, in that it doesn’t follow the so called ‘norm’, it aims to push the boundaries. It was bold, using colours that […]
Have you ever tried to define style? I mean what is it? How is it distinguished? We all know what we mean when we hear ‘her style is…….’, ‘the design style is…….’, ‘the writing style follows …….’. But what do we mean? In my endeavour to define style I went back to the start, the […]
Trends, where do they come from? Who tells us what they are?
Have you ever wondered what the current design trend was? Or how it comes about? Or what it all mean? Recently, I was asked to write about this year’s design trends. The more I looked into it, the more confused I got. One person says one thing is out, another person says it’s in. […]