Human Futures

/ Vol. 25 2017: The emergence of algorithm-driven design, alongside the expanding concept of human-centric design, gives new meaning to design. Today, design transcends most disciplines – which is why it is absolutely integral to the success of AI’s mandate to redesign humans and society. It is an awesome task, and one that requires multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary thinking. It is one that includes the use of emotional analytics, empathetic design, the human experience, inclusive design, generative design, and intelligent design efforts – anywhere that the human element is present. Which is everywher

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Finding a New Purpose for Old Technology: A Conversation with Nick Gentry

Many of your materials are sourced by external contributors, including film negatives, VHS cassettes, X-rays, and floppy discs. Why did you choose to work with these items and how is this collaborative effort significant to your artwork? Art is becoming much more inclusive and collaborative. The renaissance days of having this separate, isolated object are…

A’Driane Nieves on the Future of Art

A’Driane Nieves is a USAF veteran, writer, artist, speaker, and postpartum depression and anxiety survivor living with bipolar disorder. A'Driane's writing – which focuses on the intersections of life, motherhood, art, music, faith, race, and mental health – has be en featured on BlogHer, UpWorthy, EverdayFeminism, Postpartum Progress, and the 2015 Austin Listen To Your Mother…

Gray Malin: Artist from Above

How would you describe your style, both personally and professionally? 
My personal style is classic, but always with a pop of color. This carries over into my work aesthetic, as well as interior decorating style. Describe what you consider the
 lifecycle of one of your pieces – from ideation, to purchase, and beyond.
 Some concepts…