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Entries from January 2010

Radio Canada, by Science & Sons

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The RADIO CANADA concept is a homage to the cultural significance of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. This radio console design was inspired by the dedication of the many CBC listeners who keep their radio dials permanently set to our national broadcaster. After setting the radio to local CBC frequencies, listeners can toggle between CBC Radio […]

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Tags: Canada · Culture · Design · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Technology

Metropolis + Japan

January 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

“…But ask a Japanese designer, and you’ll see good design through a different lens. For him, it means that a product has a high kansei value, or emotional and physical appeal to the user.”

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Tags: Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Japan

Quoting Robertson Davies

January 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

I like the mind to be a dustbin of scraps of brilliant fabric, odd gems, worthless but fascinating curiosities, tinsel, quaint bits of carving, and a reasonable amount of healthy dirt…

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