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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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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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A Future View of the Present
Maayan Fuss, Tal Amit
In an interview Maya Dvash conducted with Li Edelkoort, she outlines the trends that Edelkoort predicts will be important in the world of design in the future. A brief stroll through the labyrinth of the internet reveals that some of them already exist. Take a look at the works of designers who are ahead of their time.
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