Entries by Barbara Silverman

This Book is a Camera (really)

Book <–> Camera <–> Book <–> Camera — A dream project turned legit-thing-you-can-buy*! ^ (or make!) For the past couple of months, I’ve been searching for the right sequence of cuts and folds to turn a piece of paper into a camera. Specifically, I wanted to make a working camera within an educational pop-up book—one that connects […]

Indulge in the unknown by Giga Kobidze

By Maria Papaefstathiou Indulge in the unknown is a project designed by Giga Kobidze. “We are what we think and we understand the landscape of our rapidly changing environment through assimilations of our thoughts. There is no consensus as to how we define or understand it.” Convergence of art, design, music, technology, and life were always fascinated Giga […]

Double or Nothing Movement Champions Women Design Leaders

As demands for female empowerment and gender equity rise to the fore in the broader society, AIGA has launched “Double or Nothing,” a movement that seeks to double the number of women leaders in design. Time to coincide with Women’s History Month, The initiative launches with a website that will continually expand and evolve with resources such as a corporate pledge for gender […]

Will AI Kill Creativity?

Algorithms and human intuition can work together, say experts at SXSW. BY MAGHAN MCDOWELL AUSTIN, United States — The “robots” are coming — but rather than nudge out the need for humans, artificial intelligence stands to enhance the creative process — experts say. The implication of AI on design was a major theme at this week’s SXSW […]