This piece received a Notable mention because it had the best opening in the 2013 Writing & Commentary Student category.
This piece analyze a contemporary trend in the design field.2. The Brief: Summarize the problem you set out to solve. What was the context for the project, and what was the challenge posed to you?
Trends in design. It was an essay for the class: Crit Lab (professor Andrea Lippke)3. The Intent: What point of view did you bring to the project, and were there additional criteria that you added to the brief?
This piece aims to make people reflect on the relationship design and human beings.4. The Process: Describe the rigor that informed your project. (Research, ethnography, subject matter experts, materials exploration, technology, iteration, testing, etc., as applicable.) What stakeholder interests did you consider? (Audience, business, organization, labor, manufacturing, distribution, etc., as applicable)
Visual images.5. The Value: How does your project earn its keep in the world? What is its value? What is its impact? (Social, educational, economic, paradigm-shifting, sustainable, environmental, cultural, gladdening, etc.)
It is contemporary and a reflection on a trend.