Archive for October, 2008

Yesterday I found a old 5 guilder banknote in my closet. An fantastic looking banknote from 1973. And as everyone seems to be talking about money these days, why not post something on the design of money. The banknote triggered my curiosity and I wanted to learn more about this designer. In my opinion these […]


Anyone who has been to Las Vegas will know that casinos are fascinating places. According to Kati St Clair, a business psychologist, the aim is to induce a trance-like state in gamblers. Casinos make you feel intimate, enclosed, euphoric; you’re in a suggestible state in which you want to stay where you are, continuing to […]


I have always been a great fan of Apple and their industrial design. Jonathan Ive, Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple, is the principal designer of the iPod, Macbook Pro, iPhone and the iMac. But where does he gets his inspiration. Look no further than Dieter Rams. Rams was a key figure in […]