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Quotes + Thoughts | Clement Mok on design

It’s not rocket science. It’s social science – the science of understanding people’s needs and their unique relationship with art, literature, history, music, work, philosophy, community, technology and psychology. The act of design is structuring and creating that balance. “ ~ … Continue reading

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Quotes + Thoughts | Clement Mok on innovation

People adopt ideas when social, personal, and financial trends intersect – a confluence that may seem random but usually happens ‘by design’. “ ~ Clement Mok, Canadian Graphic Designer & Design Thinker Inspiration: Decision Innovation

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Quotes + Thoughts | Tom Sachs on innovation

If you worship money, you’ll always feel poor. I worship innovation and I always feel like I’m not doing enough new stuff. That’s my impulsiveness. “ ~ Tom Sachs, Contemporary Artist Inspiration: Wall Street Journal, American Debt Project, Fashion versus Art, Tom … Continue reading

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Quotes + Thoughts | On defining designers

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Quotes + Thoughts | The definition of an artist

Pablo Picasso(1881 – 1973), Spanish painter, draughtsman, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer. One of the most recognizable figures in 20th-century art. Picasso is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in … Continue reading

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Urban Solutions | Rethinking urban parks

I stumbled upon interesting videos from ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) on new approaches to creating new green space, such as recycling entire old buildings into parks (well, once they’re dismantled and all their building materials repurposed). Check out … Continue reading

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An ode to the “nearly extinct” CD!

A unique art installation in Paris attempts to communicate an eco message using a modern-day object that is destined for certain extinction. The Compact Disc!  Entitled WasteLandscape, by Elise Morin made of 65,000 CDs spread across 1,640 square feet of space at Le Centquatre Art Space in … Continue reading

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