Design, Digested 37 – Rest and comfort culture

As the end the year approaches, it's time to slow down.

What does it mean to really, truly rest?

What ‘counts’ as resting, and when are we simply swathing toxic productivity in soft pants and a robe?

🔗 Read the article What does it mean to really, truly rest? on Self

Comfort culture — why do we return to our favorite TV shows and art?

Why do some people refuse to read the same book twice, when others return to old favorites time and time again?

🔗 Read the article Comfort culture — why do we return to our favorite TV shows and art? on WePresent

How Hjärta Smärta challenged the male-dominated status quo in the early 2000s?

Feminist design discourse has grown the last decades. But when the founders of Hall of Femmes launched their studio, “we were the only women that we knew of.”

🔗 Read the article How Hjärta Smärta challenged the male-dominated status quo in the early 2000s? on AIGA Eye on Design

A lighter side of life — picture essay

Advertising art director turned photographer Alan Burles on the influence of French-American photographer Elliott Erwitt and the beauty of getting ‘lost in wonder, love and praise’.

🔗 Read the picture essay on The Guardian


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