wonders never cease
Monday, September 28, 2009
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th, 2009 boldly going where…
... where? Who knows. That's what's so brilliant about the industrial design process explored in this book. Screwing up the courage to rethink everything, radical-thinkers ask things like "what if doorbells used smell instead of sound?" and "what if watches told time more slowly on weekends?" Then they follow ideas - some good, some wild - to see what's what, and document it in amazing photographs.
Reading "I Miss My Pencil" makes you feel there might be hope for rethinking everyday challenges, like, say, an office filled with so many papers and catalogs that death by crushing seems possible/likely... (a wildy hypothetical example).