what do you think of design as it is portrayed today?
i think the true definition of design has been lost to a great extent. design today is assigned to so many practices. first off, the word “design” should differ from the word “decoration,” and “design” does not equal “art”. they are three distinct words and should represent three different disciplines, but unfortunately read more
ucef hanjani: does design = communication? stefan sagmeister: no. not all design needs to communicate. not everything needs to tell a story. not every designer is a storyteller, despite many claims to the contrary.
uh: does design need ideas? why? ss: an idea is a new way of approach… evolution designed us so that we develop, that we grow, this is the reason why we find ideas pleasurable. as a viewer, if i see something i have not seen before, i experience the sensation/emotion of surprise. surprise might be the best strategy when it comes to communications where we can count on the attention of a viewer only for a short period of time. read more
ceft and company’s creative director ucef hanjani was featured in the september 2013 issue of japan’s “men’s club” magazine. he spoke about new york life, his work, and his favorite new york places. photographed by read more
having already made a name for herself in the world of modeling, elle muliarchyk burst onto the fashion photography scene with dressing rooms, a series of guerilla style self-portraits taken in the dressing rooms of upscale boutiques. elle has since contributed to read more
describe your style in five words: erik satie meets sergio leone
what are you currently wearing? white jeans by marc jacobs, my old white cotton button down shirt by helmut lang, no socks, my white generic man naval shoes
white leather and bamboo whip from kiki de montparnasse
fashion tips? avoid the system read more