Category Archives: Design History

Vilém Flusser und das lebende Archiv

„Der Hebel ist eine einfache Maschine. Sein Design folgt dem menschlichen Arm, er ist ein künstlicher Arm.“ [1]  Der Philosoph und Kulturtheoretiker Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) hat in seinem Werk viele derzeit aktuelle Themen vorweggenommen. Auch „die Offenheit seines Denkens und … Continue reading

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On the Organization of Products in German Design

Our latest Editorial Board Member Prof. Dr. Marion Godau discusses the interconnections between Design and Organisation from a German Design History Perspective… For sociologist Elfie Miklautz, objects are important for understanding the world. She writes: “Communal reality is produced and judged with … Continue reading

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Design and Time

There has been sustained research and debate across a number of disciplines recently about different global perspectives on time, the rhythms of work and time and the increasing speed of life and communication between different communities. In what ways can … Continue reading

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