o u r e t h o s
It starts with the person (us).
And being aware of how we’re influenced by the place(s) we inhabit.
Places defined not by walls & ceilings but by the things we choose to surround ourselves with.
The more we’re aware, the better we can choose those things.
Hyper Awareness for Hyper Contentedness.
- Kenya Hara in Designing Design (via sssarah)
In the waning moments of the twentieth century, the superhero is everyman. Look at the way we live: traveling over the Earth at astounding speeds with unimaginable ease; communicating instantly at will with people in the farthest corners of the globe; engineering economies, driving environmental forces, working wonders. If a person from only a hundred years or so in the past could look in on our lives, that person would suppose that we were not mortals, but gods. He would be bowled over by what the most ordinary among us could do with a car or a light switch.” — from The New Bards by Elliot S. Maggin
Humans Need Not Apply
♫ Cheap paper lanterns, tiny tidal effects on the life and times of those around us. Imagine if we were real satellites with real swing, real style. Placement is the key to revival. “Young and wonderful.” Is that what they say? What if we were old and grey? Vivid memories of a life so full you can’t help but ask the Earth to welcome you again. Dirt to trees, trees to birds falling from the sky. ♫
Requiem In Terra Pax Robin
Had the pleasure of being a guest on this weeks episode of the design podcast On The Grid.
August 7th, 2014
We were joined by Gitamba Saila Ngita to talk about his work in Strategic Design and: