To describe something as ‘supernormal’ is in itself a paradox. How can an object be considered both super and normal, extra yet ordinary? This adjective was coined by Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison in an attempt to describe objects that pass “the test of the everyday.” Fukasawa and Morrison presented an exhibition celebrating 210 … Continue reading super normal design.
We’re all familiar with what a hearing aid is: A small wearable device that helps people to hear. Hearing aids are objects that we see frequently, so frequently in fact that we perhaps don’t notice their presence in the world. Maybe they are worn by someone we sit behind on a bus, a friend we … Continue reading form follows function.