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Volume 3 - Must Have It

#EnsemblExchange with Tamsin Rush

  In her Exchange, Tamsin Rush shares with Ensembl why she thinks beauty is important in our homes and why style is a construct. Plus, we discuss the role for AI in design and how our collective awareness is impacting the products we make and the products we purchase, and vice versa.
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Volume 3 - Must Have It

The Self-Evident World of Industrial Design.

  An inside look at the first profession the world invented when it began to have everything it needed. One finds individuals with a deep-rooted desire to anticipate the future, pursue aesthetic beauty for its own sake and are very, very competitive playing field.
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Volume 3 - Must Have It

#EnsemblExchange with Andreas Bell.

  Andreas Bell, President of TEAMS Design USA, tells #EnsemblExchange that the role of an industrial designer is to be an advocate of meaningful ideas and how functionality should be highlighted, not compromised, by product design.
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Volume 3 - Must Have It

Creativity and the AI Economy.

  Long believed to be a fundamental human trait that cannot be learned by a machine or an algorithm, creativity is not out of the technical reach of AI research. This opens up fascinating possibilities for human-AI collaboration where anyone in the future could become an artist or a designer.
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Food Porn: Sex On A Plate.

  The act of photographing food and photographing sex have a lot in common. From allowing us to live out guilty pleasures, showcase excess, and portray unrealistic expectations - just like its sexual counterpart, #foodporn is here to stay.
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#EnsemblExchange with Laura Wright.

  Laura Wright, aka @thefirstmess, tells #EnsemblExchange about “unicorn” food, the nostalgia in looking at pictures of food, and why she is underwhelmed with dessert.
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#EnsemblExchange With Nick Anderson.

  Nick Anderson, aka @forkinpancakes - the popular breakfast-centric Instagram account - tells #EnsemblExchange to turn off those horrible yellow kitchen lights when taking food photos, how to bring out the beauty in food, and why cinnamon rolls will be the last breakfast he eats.
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#EnsemblExchange with Konstantin Malishevski.

  Konstantine Malishevski, the master bespoke tailor of Toronto fashion store Gotsyle, tells #EnsemblExchange that color, personality and accessories are the key to any great style and that a perfectly-tailored statement suit is just one of the essentials for a modern man’s wardrobe.
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Volume 2 - Shift.

A Generational Shift.

 Millennials are making their impact felt - in culture, society, technology and even the political discourse as a major generational SHIFT is underway.
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Volume 2 - Shift.

This Hong Kong Life.

No city encapsulates small space living better than Hong Kong. But how are millennials coping with the sky-high prices and small spaces?
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Volume 2 - Shift.

Japanese Design Aesthetics 101

 Being present is harder than it looks. And reconciling contrasting views sometimes feels impossible. Yet these principles are the core of Japanese design aesthetics.
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Volume 2 - Shift.

Japanese Design in Real Life.

 How do the fundamentals of Japanese design play out in real life? And how do we apply Japanese design principles to everyday living? We explore five of our favourite real world applications of the Japanese design and the Japanese aesthetic.
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