Sunday, January 27, 2008

Tea Boat Bags

Acknowledging the values embodied in everyday utilitarian objects, we celebrate the poetry of “user as protagonist” and misrecognized function to produce objects that use the language of product design to create narratives of precarious comfort and hopeful fragility rather than heroic sterility. If consumer goods live parasitically off planned obsolescence, our ephemeral objects declare a limited lifespan with the tender reality patched jeans or duct taped car windows.