Friday, June 13, 2008

Creating objects that tell stories

Designer Yves Behar has designed various iconic products, and is currently working on redesigning the laptop for the One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) project. What struck me was the notion that each of his designs does tell a story...of simplicity, of getting back to basics, of finding that inner child in the users. Each design takes in itself a certain role to play, of enriching that human experience, and of making design in itself more humanistic. Take a look at a video of his presentation:

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