Tag: guest posts + interviews

  • ‘Et eksempel er frygten for at udleve mine passioner’

    ‘Et eksempel er frygten for at udleve mine passioner’

    Frygt og Lykke. A short essay by Aske Pedersen I VIRKELIGHEDEN HANDLER det ikke om at skrive, men om at åbne mig op for andre mennesker. Og for mig selv. For at gøre dette, er jeg nødt til at smide min facade, mit uigennemtrængelige skjold af forsvarsmekanismer, og hvad sker der, hvis modparten ikke kan…

  • Designing the Magic Moment: Design Kompany’s ’16N’ in Phnom Penh

    Designing the Magic Moment: Design Kompany’s ’16N’ in Phnom Penh

    GUEST POST from a guest of ’16N,’ our international conversation series of salons: ‘When we met, it was like we didn’t have a long awkward get-to-know-you phase, it was easy to chat and talk about less usual things.’

  • Guest Post: ‘Sharing Stories’

    Guest Post: ‘Sharing Stories’

    GUEST POST FROM SANDRO GISLER. ‘I TREASURE the shouts, blurbs, dinner table fragments just as much. And likewise, the glimpses into the souls and lives of those I’m connected with through social media. Whom I would not see at a campfire or a dinner table any time soon.’

  • Guest Post: ‘Light sticks’ | implements for generating sparks or flame

    Guest Post: ‘Light sticks’ | implements for generating sparks or flame

    Guest post today: ‘OF COURSE THERE IS SUBJECTIVITY in all writing, even so-called factual writing, because writers choose which facts to include and thereby bend them to their purpose. So this implies that given a representative, well-sourced collection of facts and subjective observations, the reader is supplied with enough fuel to be intrigued, to read…

  • S P A C E | Jai Ranganathan: ‘Sharpen and heighten’

    S P A C E | Jai Ranganathan: ‘Sharpen and heighten’

    Editor’s note: First published in S P A C E in 2017, this short Q&A about the creative process still rings true today to those of us at DK who remain very curious about how to continuously improve on what we make. OFFLINE CONVERSATIONS lately are turning to the process itself, and, to take it further, discoveries…

  • ‘A sprinkle of magic dust’: guest post by idApostle on 25 years of logo design

    Steve Zelle of idApostle comments about the creative process ahead of “Make.” The Process of Imagination, Analysis and Action By Steve Zelle The creative process involves tangible actions juxtaposed with the intangible mystery of creativity. It often suffers under a linear approach and blossoms when you dare to ask “why don’t we try ….” It’s…

  • S P A C E | ‘Kiyoshi Inoue: a samurai designer’

    S P A C E | ‘Kiyoshi Inoue: a samurai designer’

    … Kiyoshi Inoue: a samurai designer of American corporate identities, from the era of hand-drawn logos Editor’s note: This post was one of the most popular from our blog 2006-2013, which is no longer in our archives. It’s written by DK co-founder Akira Morita.   I WAS JUST WATCHING an interview footage of Seijun Suzuki,…