Previously on “The Art Of People Watching“, we identified that, one, we all do it, and two, we learn from it. Continuing from that topic, I want to explore how design frames the context for social groups in public spaces. So let’s dive into it- what have we learned from observing design and its influence on assembling people?
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) is just around the corner! Now, I’m not a fan of Marvel movies that ruthlessly destroy great architecture and cities almost every time. Architecture is a great mood-setting medium in movies, and when considered attentively, architecture is all it needs. I’d like to share three movies with spectacular architecture. Forget about the Fountainhead and Metropolis for now. *NO SPOILER*
I could have ruled the world. Alas, I lost. So I want to help YOU win with this handy guide to global domination.
If we looked at a city the same way we looked into a closet, we would find that both have seemingly endless different styles, materials, colours and patterns.
Both architecture and fashion are built upon the principals of design being materialized into something essential and a part of daily life. We wake up, get dressed and leave the house and embark for the day. It is without a doubt that architecture and fashion, hand in hand, has symbolically grown together to shape the world we know today.
As a coffee lover, I’ve explored several cafes in Toronto, not necessarily for the better tasted coffee but for interior design (My favourite is the Odin Café). However, as an ice cream enthusiast too I wondered, why not ice cream stores? I enjoy ice creams throughout all seasons, but since heat wave’s been hitting Toronto lately, I had more reasons to flee myself to ice cream parlours. Is this blog about ice creams you ask? You will find out.
This year marks my fourth required internship- I have been working at high-end luxurious interior design focused firm. The hours are tedious. Most of you will argue, “you should have seen this coming being in the design field!” But when I say tedious, I mean pain strikingly 18 hour work days. Maybe it’s just me and some of you will scoff and argue, “that’s nothing; you still got 6 hours to sleep!”
The world has 7.4 billion people and growing.
It’s inevitable that there’s always someone watching, noticing, and observing you. Lately, this person could have been me.