Perfecting the form-follows-function mantra of the modernists, legendary designer Dieter Rams created products that were innovative, honest, unobtrusive and easy to use.
Widely recognized as one of the most influential industrial designers of the late 20th century, Rams talks about his philosophy of design and his views on what truly makes a good design.
Jack Mama, Creative Director at Philips, and Clive van Heerden, Senior Director of design-led innovation at Philips, discuss the aims, benefits and outcomes of the Design Probe programme at Philips Design.
MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli discusses the groundbreaking show "Design and the Elastic Mind". Full of products, concepts and designs that reflect the elastic, multi-tasking, quickly shifting way we think now. Though the physical show has closed, the online home of the exhibit is quite lively and packed with amazement.
Young British designer Debbie Smyth’s creations draw upon the principles of architectural drawing, depicting structures that reside on the imagined boundary between design and the drawn line
Having been granted our Best of Tent London for her most recent piece, Pins and Threads’, we asked Debbie to join us in the DeTank.tv studio at Tent to give us the low down on her work.
In the Detank.tv Studio at Tent London, furniture designer Peter Marigold talks to Max Fraser about some of the works that he has produced in the short time since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2006. He takes an honest approach towards material use and processes, making objects that celebrate the rawness of nature and self-production.
Philip Wood, creative director and founder of the internationally recognized art and design company Citizen: Citizen, talks with Max Fraser about his personal philosophy on the power and beauty of the object and its ability to express human ideas, ideals and pre-occupations.
As a master of Mechatronics, London-based designer Moritz Waldemeyer knows a thing or two about the fusion of design and technology.
While offering a bit of insight into his ingenuity, Waldemeyer talks with Max Fraser about his own work, his collaborations with some of the world’s top designers, and his views on how technology is changing the face of design.
In a world where globalization is leading to an increased homogenization of local identity and culture, Max Fraser and Aaron Stone have created a film to explore the notion of national identity and 'Britishness' in design. Does Britain have a national identity in its material landscape?