Articles tagged What I've Learned

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‘Dutch life was like being squeezed into a corset,’ remembers OMA’s Ellen van Loon

Rotterdam – Ten years in a boarding school taught Ellen van Loon how to create a private space in her mind – a skill that serves her well as OMA partner. 

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To Hella Jongerius, ‘our world suffers from colour anorexia’

Berlin – Cultural entrepreneur Hella Jongerius has learned to embrace the industry to bring more colour into the world. 

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‘You can make a great design, but if it’s not photographed well, it won’t make it’

Valencia – Jaime Hayon talks about happiness, mistakes and open dialogue – and about how his designs are a product of all three.

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‘Sensitivity is a democratic quality that is not specifically gender-related’

Milan – Born in Spain but based in Italy, Patricia Urquiola believes empathy rather than style defines her as a designer.

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Frame Awards judge Paola Navone wonders whether we’ll need objects in the future

Milan – Perpetual traveller – and part of our 2019 Residences category jury– Paola Navone contemplates fun, frittatas and an object-free future.

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What I’ve Learned: Life stories and lessons from leading creatives

With the launch of Frame's newest book, take a sneak peek into the insights on teaching, sustainability and the future of design from leaders of the industry.

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Discover invaluable life lessons from leaders in the design industry

Get 20% off when you preorder What I’ve Learned and immerse yourself in this compilation of reflections, stories and experiences of top industry leaders

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Piero Lissoni: What I’ve Learned

FRAME 115 – Freedom, discipline, protest and conservatism: a life of contrasts taught Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni to be open in the creative process.

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Neri&Hu: What I’ve Learned

Frame #113 – Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu explain how they translate design ideas from West to East – and vice versa.

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Jo Nagasaka: What I’ve Learned

Frame #112 – Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects reflects on how a lack of real-world training gives him a distinctive edge.