We already value the milk, meat, skin, heart and tongue of a cow. But what about the animals’ intestines? In the project called ‘Inside Out’ designer Kathrine Barbro Bendixen shows how we could make use of these unused and unloved innards. The project ‘Inside Out’ perfectly fits to the trend Aversive Aesthetics, which is about… Read More Seen at the Design Academy | Inside Out
Jopie Biesters has created beautiful creatures made out of dead and discarded animals, such as road kill and general waste. These animals are generally associated with disgust, being overlooked or destroyed or used for consumption. Especially these animals have Jopie’s interest. She makes these ‘overlooked’ animals into something beautiful, to show that they do have… Read More Beautiful little creatures
A cup of coffee is normal for most people. A cup of bacteria is something entirety else. The lure of disgust is used to awaken the discussion about how useful bacteria can be in the human body. This is a good example of the trend Aversive Aesthetics. Our intestines are more important than we think.… Read More Seen at Sectie-C | Bakkie Bacterie
(click on the title for the vlog) Here is our 3rd vlog, it is about Krown Design and the trend Aversive Aesthetics! Watch and enjoy
The trend Aversive Aesthetics is about using the lure of aversion to provide a platform for ethical issues. During our Coolhunting trip to Kazerne we came across a very interesting project called FATBERG by Arne Hendriks + Mike Thompson. They want to build a floating island of fat to help us overcome the challenges posed… Read More Seen at Kazerne | FATBERG
(click on the title for the vlog) First vlog of the Dutch Design Week. This vlog is about the project of Studio Nienke Hoogvliet: From Sewer to Design. A perfect example of the trend Aversive Aesthetics.