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Eyeglasses - between Design and Medicine
Jonathan Ventura and Galit Shvo
Design became the central tool in shifting the cultural and functional associations of glasses from the world of medicine to the world of fashion and lifestyle.The evolution of glasses examined in relation to historical, social, and economic changes over time.
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Dissemination and Diffusion between the Spaces
Nathalie Cohen
The exhibition nendo: the space in between provides us with infinite wandering experiences. The most interesting (and challenging) is probably by diffusing and getting lost, especially if we follow Jacques Derrida's concept of ‘dissémination'.
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Absent Minded
Glenn Adamson
Since the Beginning of the 20th century the concept of "Absence" in art has been central in the practices of artists and designers. Glenn Adamson discuss the expression of that concept, following varios artists exploring the negative space,
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Between the Object
Libby Sellers
While Western concepts of design in the twentieth century centered on the binary notions of form and function, the current debate has redirected its focus to relationships, boundaries, and narratives
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In Between Twelve Senses
Galit Gaon
The encounter with nendo's work in the personal, public, and virtual spheres compels us to stop, look, look again, and actually sense the movement of our conscious awareness as it draws towards and away from the kernel of an idea, is moved or is flooded with memories, allowing things to come into balance, detaching itself from time and moving through an eternal sphere while activating all of our senses | An article by Galit Gaon from the "nendo: the space in between" catalogue
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Breaking the language of design: semioclastics in the world of industrial design
Jonathan Ventura & Galit Shvo
Among Roland Barthes’ theoretical universe, a central concept tends to be ignored – what Barthes defined as semioclastics {This term echoes with the famous historical iconoclasm}, i.e. the deconstruction of a symbol or a semiotic system. In this article, we claim that semioclastics can be applied as an inherent part of the design toolkit and for understanding design processes.
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