David Report: Today’s Design Is Not Good Design
Form follows function? Yes, it should. At least that’s what the latest issue of David Report discusses. Their argument is that art has overpowered design – and products that have been showcased at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair prove their point:
Teapots in super size, huge Pinocchio dolls in mosaic, porcelain horse heads and knitted dogs.
It is obvious that this circus doesn’t have smart user-orientated and functional design as first priority any longer. Today it is probably more about showmanship. Media could partly be blamed for the sprawly superficiality, as a result of their stressful hunt for news.