The Home Front: Conscious design
Reflecting on how we live and how to improve on it is pretty much what designers and architects do for a living. Finding solutions to everyday problems or irritations — many we aren’t even conscious of until they’re pointed out — is part of what drives them.
2020 has been a huge year for inner reflections; on things we take for granted and will no longer. Shows like IDS Vancouver, which ran all week, are a great place to hear the reflections of leading international design talents, such as New York-based architect-designer Nina Edwards Anker and Coast Salish artist Maynard Johnny Jr.