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Design in Dialogue #59: Hella Jongerius

September 16, 2020

Hella Jongerius’s process-driven approach calls into question many of the standard presumptions of the design profession. In our interview, she discussed her critique of contemporary culture’s obsession with the new, and her ongoing attempt to “search beyond appearances,” transcending industrial systems of production: “a search for quality, for oxygen.”

 

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About Design in Dialogue

Inaugurated on April 1, 2020, Design in Dialogue is a series of online interviews hosted alternately by curator and historian Glenn Adamson and designer Stephen Burks. Conversations are held on Zoom every Wednesdays for 1 hour, beginning at 11am Eastern Time, including a participatory Q&A. Please join leading voices from the field — designers, makers, critics, and curators — as they discuss their work and ideas.

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