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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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My First Dragon
Michal Benzvi-Spiegel & Amnon Zilber
Leading up to the opening of the "Common Roots" exhibition in mid-November, we hosted young designer Alena Trafimava at the Museum with the support of the Polish Institute. During the exhibition the Education Department will be holding Flying Dragon (Smok Latajacy) workshops, an award-winning product designed by Trafimava. Just before she left to be photographed with her dragon in other countries, we held a short interview with her.
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Actually, why not?
Adi Hamer
The way Jaime Hayon work is the way he also sees life. Just before Funtastico openned Hayon meet some lucky people for a special talk
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