Design is in love with emotions

Design is a good friend of technology. Computer brings them together and we see their collaboration in various forms, like web-design, architecture, fashion, visuals… However, design is in love with emotions; therefore, trends rise from the human effects like passion, love, envy, inadequacy and longing.

That is why there are two ends of development for design. As we move to a modern and space-like design trends with the help of technology, we also move towards the ethnic and rarest bits of culture that make us feel unique and safe, in a way. We want oriental elements with modern details.

These photos are from Elmaci Pazari in Gaziantep, Turkey. Since we were born in there, we always found the ethnic elements as the typical details of life. However, as we traveled outside this city for our education, first to Istanbul then to the US, we started to grasp the meaning of culture, and the depth of past. We realized that some cultural details that belonged to our past had nothing to do with other people’s life. Yet, these ethnic forms and utilities somehow show themselves in daily lives of these people who had never been to Elmaci Pazari in Gaziantep, because culture does not have an exclusive identity and no boundaries when it is a part of a design. Because, design longs for a concept and the best forms can be found in the roots. And of course, because design is in love with emotions. 

The concept of future somehow manages to encapsulate the past and now. Design offers opportunities to bring different cultures and when we let design to love emotions, collaboration can be the future of design.

Love,

Ovgu and Oyku


Note: This blog post is a part of Design Blogger Competition organized by CGTrader

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Ovgu and Oyku

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