Thursdays in Review

On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about a wearable design for a cryptocurrency wallet called Trove by Benjamin Hubert. Here are the first three paragraphs from Dezeen, in italics. Benjamin Hubert's design studio Layer has launched Trove, a digital wallet and … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays

On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss Cafe X, a robotic barista invented by industrial designer Henry Hu. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! First, let's take a look … Continue reading Video Mondays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays

On Tuesdays, we watch talks and interviews with artists and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence.  This week we're going to listen to industrial designer Joel Jackson talk about his Kenyan car company, Mobius Motors. https://www.ted.com/talks/joel_jackson_a_vehicle_built_in_africa_for_africa As you watch this presentation, consider these questions: Does he speak clearly and with confidence?  … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays