The Genius of Design: Objects of Desire
For the last 250 years, designers have labored to create a better everyday life for people. Today, the goal of William Morris to bring affordable, "good design" to the mass market seems to have come to fruition, but at what cost? Join us as we conclude our exploration of design, examining the "wild 80s" and early '90s, when designers emerged to claim a starring role in the shaping of modern life. But by focusing on consumers' wants rather than their needs, have designers created a Frankenstein's monster, with an insatiable appetite for "stuff?"
The Genius of Design: Objects of Desire (Full Episode)
Designers have labored to create a better everyday life for people. But by focusing on consumer's wants rather that their needs, have they created Frankenstein's monster with an insatiable appetite for "stuff"