He explained what inspired him to create the battery: “The lights will come on once in a week, and the rest of the month, dark.”
At Herman Miller design is the language we use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems our customers face. The design process is a journey into the unknown
This video by Gavin Lucas in collaboration with Order involves a visit to Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop in Kensington, London where Smith explains how he likes to design, set and print using traditional wood and metal type to create contemporary typographic prints.
What do words like “craft” and “skill” mean in 2011? That is one of the questions that the exhibition ‘Power of Making’ seeks to answer. This film delves into the working lives of four makers.
A visit to the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition. Founder Brad Estabrooke talks about starting from nothing and the imperfect process of perfecting a craft. His experience bears a lesson for us all: knowing you could fail brings you that much closer to success.
Lets talk today about a Logotype Designer called Doyald Young. From humble beginnings in a small Texas town eight decades ago comes legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher Doyald Young. As elegant as his script fonts and as wise as his set of Oxford English dictionaries, Young sets the standard for his craft. Friend and designer Stefan Bucher describes Young as “…someone who could easily have done what he does in the Renaissance, and could easily do it 300 years from now.”
Great new ideas – the sort that make businesses grow and make daily life better – can come from anywhere. But design-led innovation is coming to be seen as one of the faster, more reliable and less risky ways of generating them.
Brothers Chris and Kirk Bray have been producing leather goods for the last ten years. They launched Billykirk from Los Angeles in 1999, learning their craft from a third generation leather maker.
In a relatively short career, Chip Foose has created a legacy of designs and accomplishments that are well beyond his years.
This film gives little background on who Josh Vogel is. Instead it explores the idea that turning wood is a reductive process that in essence is a step back in time.