Articles on Clothing Design

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Portrait of Erik Spiekermann
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Erik Spiekermann
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The Seventh Commandment
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The tribute, robbery and theft of authorship, have blurred boundaries in the design practice.
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Portrait of André Ricard
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André Ricard
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Craftsmanship and design
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Craftsmanship can not be limited to reproduce past tools and essentials. There is a minor market of handmade products that design should attend to.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
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Fernando Del Vecchio
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A passion for design
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Who doesn't want to feel passion for what he or she likes, and loves?
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Main illustration of the article Paul Ricoeur and creative search
Author:
Cecilia Salinas
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Paul Ricoeur and creative search
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The origin of the creative act from a philosopher's perspective.
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Portrait of Alvaro Magaña
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Alvaro Magaña
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Design: accomplice or ally to consumption?
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In response to the article “Sign consumption”, the question arises: which is, or should be, design's relationship with economical culture?
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Portrait of Martín Álvarez Comesaña
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Martín Álvarez Comesaña
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Sign consumption
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Culture adherence to the speech of globalization require reviewing purposes and values design assumed.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
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Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
And where are the opportunities?
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Somebody has a problem and somebody has the answer to that problem, but... ¿How can we do to meet this couple?
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Portrait of Ricardo Rangel
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Ricardo Rangel
Title:
Creation as the Human Essence
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In a world surrounding us with material, creation has become part of our essence, a key piece in the evolution of mankind.
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Main illustration of the article Management vs. Leadership
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Marco Rinaldi
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Management vs. Leadership
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We don't need to manage the present but we should lead the future.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
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Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
Innovation on Design Is Not Inside Design
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Nowadays, is common to listen in almost every conversation “innovation” term. Everything must be “innovative”. However, innovation is not the same for everyone.
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Main illustration of the article About Effectiveness
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Fernando Del Vecchio
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About Effectiveness
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Being efficacious entails doing the right things; being efficient, doing them correctly. Being effective means being efficacious and efficient.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
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Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
We Must Learn to Play the Game
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In the market there are good and bad designers, good and bad clients, all sort of competition and prices. All of them are some of the components of the game to play.
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Main illustration of the article Forum, “Fuero” and “Foras”!
Author:
Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
Title:
Forum, “Fuero” and “Foras”!
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On the shared construction of a design without geographical, academic or professional boundaries.
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Portrait of Pablo Bertero
Author:
Pablo Bertero
Title:
Creative Myopia
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The lack of strategic thinking in design and creativity proposals leads indirectly to the standardization of creative results.
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Portrait of Pau De Riba
Author:
Pau De Riba
Title:
Invisible Design
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After the “premium” stage where design acts as quality mark, good design should become a “commodity”, a component of the welfare society we take for granted.
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Main illustration of the article The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on E-commerce
Author:
Ana Bossler
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The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on E-commerce
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The fashion bloggers reduce the transactional costs in e-commerce, acquiring prestige through their posts that have the capacity to accelerate innovation diffusion.
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Main illustration of the article Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
Author:
José Antonio Giménez
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Book: Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
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Professionals from 14 countries give their opinions and reflections about the profession and its relation with businesses and society.
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