Design like this makes my heart sing. It reminds of my days at Parson’s where my teachers pushed us to go outside the box- “don’t take your designs too serious,” “a little whimsy never hurt,” my teacher’s would say to me. It was an exciting time and one of the reasons I started my career working in commercial design. Designing restaurants and retails stores gave me an immediate rush; the pace was crazy fast and exciting, you were always collaborating with new artists, pushing the unknown, exploring new ways to use different materials. There seemed to always be a pull toward taking design boundaries further than before- a wider span to explore and grow, yet all the while adhering to strict design principles.
I was in heaven.Continue Reading