Issue 43 – The Design Conscious Issue
What pushes us to create? Is it our natural inclination to design, craft and construct? Perhaps a desire to exist for a moment in the realms of our imagination – a desire championed by infancy and youth yet cast aside as time passes and responsibility rolls in. Or maybe it’s the utter thrill of solving a user-driven puzzle in which design often results.
This issue, the Design Conscious issue, we chose to look at how architects and designers reconcile the desire and ability to create – and the ideas that snowball in the process – with the need to promote function and avoid the superfluous.