Research

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

L’art occidental transforme l’«impression» en description. Le haiku ne décrit jamais: son art est contre-descriptif, dans la mesure où tout état de la chose est immédiatement, obstinément, victorieusement converti en une essence fragile d’apparition. - Roland Barthes

kansei studies, kansei design

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