Category Archives: Impulse

The Denial of Death

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The Twain Phenomenon

Is a life about the legacy? Mark Twain autobiography was published this year and it is not just any book it is a 100 year old one. Twain used a pretty brilliant marketing strategy to manage his brand in order … Continue reading

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Inspired

I watch Objectified this weekend and had to write down the 2 quotes that I loved the most and are so related to my thesis: “The value, and especially the legitimization of design, will be, in the future, measured more … Continue reading

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Moodboard

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Week 8 – Business Model Canvas

This week we were given the task to to think about a business model within our chosen thesis space. With not having a concrete solution in mind this was a fairly difficult thing to do. What this task did do … Continue reading

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Week 7 – One-on-one Interviews

I had some one-on-one interviews last week and was lucky enough to get insights from Paul Andrew Leonhard Licensed Funeral Director and Vice President at Gravenor – Home for Funerals and James Leedam from UK based Natural Burial Grounds. In … Continue reading

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Week 6 – “Living Objects”

The relationship between digital and physical mementos made me think in a different direction when Elliott my thesis advisor asked: “Your little sheep: what if you kept photos of your sheep on facebook?” I always thought about the object as … Continue reading

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Keepsake

I have a small wooden sheep that I owe since a couple of years and that I take wherever I go. It is just a wooden figurine with no data or information, it basically can do nothing but sitting on … Continue reading

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“Not outstanding design – better design”

“Design should not dominate things and should not dominate people. It should help people” — Dieter Rahms I have to stop right here, because I realized I could just quote the whole video and of course Dieter Rams was so … Continue reading

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Twittered News – “Kristin Daily”

I am really excited about the paper.li website! That is one of the best twitter features I have seen in a long time. I must admit though that it took me a while to really understand the advantages of the … Continue reading

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