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Outdoor fridge Frigo

Outdoor fridge Frigo

Frigo by Goncalo Prudencio is a step towards the development of an outdoors fridge, which is aimed at finding an alternative way to refrigerate a container space to store domestic eatable goods, having the sun as the only energy source needed for making it work. The principle used is called Cooling by Evaporation, and along...

Designlitics

Designlitics. Meaning to apply design thinking in its genesis to questions of organization, identity, culture and content, in order to help defining possible strategies, from the conceptual to the objective, of addressing the full potential of our contemporaneity. In short – to be aware of the political dimension of design, and assume it as a...

Design vs marketeers

After a long working journey with a highly reputable company on the development a new design, things collapsed in a split of a second when the marketing and sales people came into the meeting room to say: that has no commercial value! End of discussion. Project cancelled! I got an email in my office from...

Do I do form, or do I (in)form?

The designer is often seen as the master of form giving. But is that it? Is an object only form? How about if we rephrase the above sentence to: The designer is often seen as the master of (in)forming. Through quite a simple play on words one can begin to look at objects, as well...