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Slideshow of the biggest emerging design trends

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 21, 2005

Slideshow of the biggest emerging design trends according to Murray Moss. This came out of a presentation at the 2005 AIGA Design Conference, which presentation (and audio recording) can be downloaded on the AIGADC resources page.

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EAWOct 21, 2005 at 4:15PM

This article set my BS detector going off like crazy.

The whole list is a mix of tired cliches (“mine the past”, really? What a trend!) and nonsense trends like “impatience”. My favorite:

“The vessel’s glass top and porcelain bottom are taped together because the designer had no more refined way to bind the materials. She didn’t have time to solve that problem. She wasn’t interested in it.”

Oh, so the whims of the designer are the same as good decisions? Since when is “incomplete” a virtue?

gregOct 21, 2005 at 5:00PM

grr. I smell BS, too.

High design, Low tech? I bought my Marcel Wanders macrame chair six years ago, in 1999, almost as soon as the 1995 prototype entered production. Today it retails for 2.5x as much as I paid because mfr’s have never been able to master high-volume production of the thing’s exotic materials/fabrication.

themarkOct 24, 2005 at 10:21PM

This article is all fluff, and not even worth the 3 minutes it takes to get through it. No insight whatsoever, and written to confuse rather than convey.

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