Gestalt vs. the ‘Cult of Cute’
The psychology of communication design is about understanding emotional responses to stimuli. The ubiquity of infantilised creative engagement and messaging being used to convince people that: obeying the law, shopping […]
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Citizen Designer: Perspectives on design responsibility edited by Steven Heller and Veronique Vienne I often dip back into this anthology when I’m in need of reassurance about the value of […]
Anti-brand Remover-Installer, a third of a century old
The Beat Kit ‘Remover Installer’ appeared on shelves in 1984. It was a fake product created by Sean Wolfe as a nose-thumb to the then solidifying cult of consumerism. The product itself was a […]