Beyond the New: a search for ideals in design

A work made of broadsheet.

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Date:

2015

Artist:

Hella Jongerius (Dutch, born 1963)
Louise Schouwenberg (Dutch, born 1954)

About this artwork

In this manifesto, designer Hella Jongerius and artist-theorist Louise Schouwenberg present a fervent plea for new ideals in design. The authors lament the field’s obsession with the latest trends, and they reflect this stance in the publication’s design by scratching out the word new whenever it appears. They implore designers to take back the discipline and return to its core values by making high-quality work that is accessible to the widest possible audience. This document joins a long history of design manifestos that set out to make a statement and propose visionary plans.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

Hella Jongerius (Designer)

Title

Beyond the New: a search for ideals in design

Origin

Netherlands

Date

2015

Medium

Broadsheet

Dimensions

36.5 x 26 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.) (closed)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Reference Number

2016.559.1

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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