The duel(ality?)

Jan 5, 12:41 PM // // Filed under:

There are two essential pieces to my concept of emergence that cannot be forgone during the thesis process– 1) that which embraces the immediacy and 2) that which allows for continual adaptation and responsive change.

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in here / out there

Dec 11, 01:24 PM // // Filed under:

in here / out there logoContinuing in the vein of drawing attention to the U bubble and interrupting routine, I’ve been thinking about some way to draw attention to the differences we feel between academia and the ‘real world.’ Especially in the college of design, where we’re wanting to service ‘real people’ and create designs that speak or otherwise improve our artifactual world, it’s important to check ourselves with the facts and fight against the blur.

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emergence is change.

Dec 10, 08:14 PM // // Filed under:

Original emergent identityThe words that keep cycling through my head as I think about emergence are patterns, adaptation, and change. As I think about my previous pieces that I felt showcased “emergence” in some way, shape, or form, I thought about my inspirational piece, “Emergent Identity” that I designed 2 years ago as an interactive installation. Something I had been interested in, but haven’t thought about recently is how public art can be used to interrupt the everyday and affect change– creating an opportunity to design emergence where it isn’t happening and affect social change by breaking the pattern or otherwise altering the expected situation.

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some advice.

Nov 20, 01:14 PM // Comment [1] // Filed under:

I need to put my money where my mouth is and ‘embrace the process’ (like I’m so prone to say) as well as put faith in the process.

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the life of a thesis

Nov 17, 05:50 PM // Comment [1] // Filed under:

I’m trying really hard to release myself from the formulaic prose of my ‘thesis narratives’ and throw myself into design– even if it ends up being gratuitous in the end.

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Creating an emergent identity

Nov 5, 06:33 PM // // Filed under:

As a designer, I have an understanding of what an identity is. It is a visual representation of a company, a brand, a person.

But what is emergence? Better yet, what is an emergent identity? And how do I make one for my thesis?

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