Thursday, January 29, 2015

Respond > Joseph Albers on Design

Design Systems - Design is Order


Josef Albers, Homage to the Square, 1965 > http://goo.gl/lOsWX8 

  1. Below is a poem written by master teacher and artist Josef Albers
  2. Below is also an image of Josef Albers with something he said. 
  3. Respond > choose one question below and respond to it in the comment section.
    • Does the concept of design qualify a man's thinking and doing? 
    • Do you believe the basic rules of language shift or alter after awhile?


To design is

to plan
and to organize
to relate and to control.
In short it embraces
All means opposing disorder
and accident.
Therefore it signifies
a human need
and qualifies man’s
thinking and doing.

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