Research

Enchanting the everyday

Enchanting the everyday

Studying the everyday life would be an absurd undertaking, and anyway fated to catch nothing of its object, if studying the everyday life would explicitly be with the intention to transform it. - Guy Debord

Japanese philosophy inspired design

Western art transforms the "impression" into description. The haiku never describes; its art is counter­descriptive, to the degree that each state of the thing is immediately, stubbornly, victoriously converted into a fragile essence of appearance. - Roland Barthes

kansei studies, kansei design

A piece of waka makes your heart abate and kansei, which is a virtue of waka. - Yoshida