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?
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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?
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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.”
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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’.
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