Some reflection, raining day, shrimp salad and Yoko Akama

Flipping the latest Design research journal, which taken from yesterday’s SVID (Sverige Industrial Design foundation) mingle, one of the paper immediately catches my eyes: A phenomenological view to co-designing services. The central framework of the paper draws from Tim Ingold’s phenomenological work, to inject his concepts into the service design discourse to lift us, literally…

Create with what exist,think of associations,collective memories and archetypes

Archetypes, stories, rituals, gestures, memories, signs are what designers use to create experience, experience that associate with harmony, caring, share, playful…These associations happens in people’s brain when you use the right signs in the right contexts. As designer, I strive to understand the psychological archetypes behind a certain action and event. For example, flipping pages…

Draw your citywishes workshop & exhibition

Video: https://www.vimeo.com/33307587 Gothenburg City Museum, 2011.11-2012.01 Initiated by Maria Forneheim, Gothenburg city museum’s projectleader Concept, interior, film, facilitated by Tian Tang Background: Children’s museum in Gothenburg city museum holds lectures, conducts creative workshops and provides playing areas. Children’s museum bought two of Come & Draw to place in their play areas and want to use them in…

Come and Draw Table

      Designer: Tian Tang ©2010 Design description This lovely Come and Draw Table is not only an artistic drawing space, but also a special storage for your kids´ precious art work and memories. It features hundreds of unique round paper stacked on the tabletop. Fun, improvisational, playful, it pretty much speaks the same language as…

Come & Draw Clock

Come & Draw Clock Designer: Tian Tang ©2011 Design description: Tian do not like waste.Using the leftover from the production of Come and Draw Table, Tian has made this lovely clock. It features a pile of round paper stack together. Tactile and colorful, it invites you to draw and share your day. It is also a graphical…