Articles on Textile Design

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Main illustration of the article Some ideas are too big
Author:
Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
Some ideas are too big
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We all have ideas. Some have great ideas. What is the difference between an idea and a big idea?
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
Author:
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 Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
Author:
José Antonio Giménez
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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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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
Author:
Fernando Del Vecchio
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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 David Gallo
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David Gallo
Title:
Planned Obsolescence
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Design should no longer respond to market interests anymore, but to the human needs that as a global community we have created as time goes by.
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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 Management vs. Leadership
Author:
Marco Rinaldi
Title:
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 André Ricard
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André Ricard
Title:
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 André Ricard
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André Ricard
Title:
The capacity of visualizing
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The essential of designing resides on the ability to imagine how things will work before they materialize.
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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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