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 a new product by Chinese industrial design firm DSee. 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! At Artglish, we help artists and designers … Continue reading Video Mondays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist/design statements or About pages and discuss the best vocabulary to describe the work. Today we’ll look at the About page of Tesla, a company that specializes in designing electric vehicles. Here are the first two paragraphs from their About page, in italics. Tesla was founded in 2003 by a … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

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

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements or design philosophy statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork or design. Today’s designs are by Vijay Chakravarthy, an industrial designer, and we’ll check out his About page. Here is the text from his About page, in italics. Vijay is a polymath whose capabilities include … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art and design to study the language used in them.  This week we’ll look at an article about industrial designer Branko Lukic’s improvements to Oculus Rift headsets. Here is the article from CoDesign: IDSA member Branko Lukic isn’t wasting any time. Just months after the first-of-its-kind Oculus Rift won an … Continue reading Thursdays in Review