Articles on Trends

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Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
Minimalist Packaging
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Minimalism requires to decide on what is really necessary from what is not.
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Portrait of Marcio Dupont
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Marcio Dupont
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Design Thinking Is Not Design
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Clarifying the role of DT in the design process and the correct use by the designer.
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Main illustration of the article Pininfarina revolutionizes coffee and vending machine concept
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Silvina Rodriguez Picaro
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Pininfarina revolutionizes coffee and vending machine concept
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A new vending machine for the pleasure of the five senses.
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Portrait of André Ricard
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André Ricard
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Fewer Products vs. More Services
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A possible new horizon for the world and for the Design.
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Main illustration of the article The smart era
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Mauricio Arboleda Acosta
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The smart era
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A Global Web Index recent study states that Facebook is the most popular social platform of the world with a 56% of active users. Youtube is in the 2nd place.
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Portrait of Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
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Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
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Usage and brand
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Can we design to unbrand instead of branding? It'd be convenient to «self-design» ourselves through our own ways of using, without others marking us with their ways of design.
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Main illustration of the article Ambient design and new technologies
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Mariane Garcia Unanue
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Ambient design and new technologies
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New ambients and spaces go along with habit and behavior changes in people. In this scenario: what is the role of technology?
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Portrait of Hector Bruguera
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Hector Bruguera
Title:
Being a new rockstar of design
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Can future designers create a sustainable personal image on any scenario that the market might present?
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Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
The Rise of Craft Beer
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Craft beers are opting for innovative designs, focusing more on communicating their quality and craftsmanship than denote European tradition.
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Portrait of Leonardo Correa
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Leonardo Correa
Title:
Web and Graphic Design for Posterity
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Lots of clients ask us for «modern» designs. How healthy is it for the client's wallet, or our own, to follow imposed trends?
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Portrait of Pau De Riba
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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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Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
Argentine Wine Needs Concept
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In the competitive wine market the need to communicate concepts through label design is essential. Labels must capture the consumers’ attention and seduce them.
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Portrait of José Antonio Giménez
Author:
José Antonio Giménez
Title:
Wood’s Future Is in the Rear Mirror
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If we want to be recognized, searched, and valued, we should remain faithful to our tradition, recover the virtues of craftwork and with them meet the requirements of the consumer.
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Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
Healthy Food has Changed Packaging Design
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Since nutritional information became important and popular concern about it grew dramatically, many food brands have foreseen this as an opportunity to build their identity.
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Portrait of Manuel Guerrero
Author:
Manuel Guerrero
Title:
Graphic Design New Fields
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Macro-trends and behavior patterns allow to visualize new fields of action for graphic design in the future.
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