Josiah Jones

Third Year Blog Starting 04/06/13

Organic Design

‘Each object he creates — be it bottle, chair, staircase or car — is reduced to its essential elements. His pieces offer minimal forms of maximum beauty.’



“The more efficient it becomes the more it’s starting to look like nature.”

Form Function

Not sure I agree with all of this but it’s short and concise and worth a watch.

Bibliography so far



This is my progress so far on my bibliography. On each of the references i’ve taken detailed quotes and written my own thoughts, summary so I can use them when writing the dissertation.

Ladder by Charlie Styrbjörn Design

Ladder by Charlie Styrbjörn Design

Example of form taking precedence over function?

‘And it’s alway…

‘And it’s always interesting, I think, to see how the future, or rather the forward-looking form of any discipline, always carries within it the seeds of its own triteness.’ – William Gibson


adj. trit·ertrit·est
1. Lacking power to evoke interest through overuse or repetition.

‘Form follows f…

‘Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one joined in a spiritual union.’ – Frank Lloyd Wright