Maxim Velčovský

Posted 23rd September 2010 • By Design Indaba • Topic Product Design • Category Talks in Design Indaba TVDesign Indaba Conference 2008 • Duration 00:41:04
Influenced by his "nice totalitarian childhood", Czech designer Maxim Velčovský talks about how this philosophy inspire his designs.
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Product design needs to happen in a specific context to give it relevance and function, Maxim Velčovský says. He talks about the communist influences, the reawakening of a do-it-yourself culture, and making products that are both metaphoric and highly functional.