The Big Bang of Design, Democracy and Emojis

I have come to think of the invention of the internet as the ‘Digital Big Bang’ (I thought I coined this phrase, but there’s a book of the same name by Phil Quade[i] so I am going to call it ‘DBB’). The DBB exploded many traditional professions, with a ‘survival of the fittest’ culture forcing industries […]

‘Good Design’​ or Design for ‘Good’​ in a Global Crisis?

‘Good Design’​ or Design for ‘Good’​ in a Global Crisis? Over the past few weeks, my social media feeds have exploded. In a time where many are working from home, creativity and productivity seem to be up. Community spirit is at an all time high. Our Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s St Patrick’s Day address to the […]