what is design?

Scandinavian Console Table

This is a question I have thought about many times. Design can be defined as a thought-out plan, drawing or idea to show the look, function or workings of an object before it is created. It is not until we are adults that we can see the thought behind all of the design around us. Design is a noun, a verb, and an entity. This being said, Design can be sophisticated, Design can be a comedian, Design can keep you awake at night or never cross your mind. Design has sex appeal and can make you stop dead in your tracks. It becomes God-like and a path for life.

When Design becomes an obsession it is all you can think about. Ideas spin in your head on a 360 rotation and you cannot stop until every detail is complete. You become encompassed by Design.

For myself, I became enthralled with Design at a young age. Reworking every house, school, restaurant I stepped into. I set out from home the very first chance I had, on this journey to not only find myself but to also find Design: I knew it was out there, and I had to be with it.

Every opportunity that has presented itself to me I have taken; Design as an entity would take me where ever I needed to go. I have completed more in 5 years than I ever thought possible. The commitment I made to Design was the easiest decision I have made, Design’s commitment to me is something that I cherish.

Looking through the eyes of a designer at a world filled with thought is the most incredible way to walk down the street. The passion grows more and more every day to a point where you can feel it at the front of your head, right above your eyes; this pressure that is not enough to be a nuisance, but there enough to be a reminder. A reminder to what you wake up for every day and go to bed thinking about every night.

Until next time.


entry two.

Well well well… It appears that I did not follow through with what I had set out to do. Looking back on it, I had next to no time to responsibly take on the task of maintaining a great blog…and why would I want to have a bad blog? Since I now have 1.5 hours a day to dedicate to things that I enjoy, I figured that this would be a good time to take up what I wanted to be my new hobby almost a year ago. So….HERE IT GOES! I PROMISE to now post weekly some informative-information about one of the following: design, style, colour, one of my projects, and snippets of things that I find inspiring and amazing! Cheers to creative style & intelligent design. A

Clue to the post: Scandinavian Design.

Clue to the post: Scandinavian Design.