Sunday, July 13, 2008
The Lace Fence Paradox
A surprisingly simple idea for functional design is this lace fence by the Dutch designers, Demakersvan.
Kind of attractive on its own, but in practice, looks like a damaged fence. This is one of those situations where design aesthetics and design purpose seem to conflict: This thing only looks bad "in the wild" because of crappy, damaged fences, while isolated from that context, it looks really interesting and cool.