Mark Hurrell.


Weeknote 13 – 14

05 January 2020

Rocking up to Downing St for my first day only to discover it’s actually the CCRU.

@Mr_Considerate on Twitter

Economic Design is maximum effect with minimal resources. Economic Design is intellectually and materially efficient. Economic Design acknowledges that so much great work has been done before and therefore takes the liberty to repurpose existing forms when appropriate. Economic Design is the ideology of unwritten manifesto. Economic Design is not minimalism. Economic Design is not functionalism. Economic Design is not appropriation. Economic Design is totally economic

Zak Kyes in conversation, cited in Zak Kyes Working With…

To trace how the surge of tactical fashion maps onto helpless anxiety, picture Greta Thunberg in 2018 in her sunshine yellow raincoat, filled with hope for the future and the belief that she can change the world with her scribbled sign. And then picture Greta Thunberg in 2019, in an all-black tactical look grimacing into the wind aboard a solar-panelled racing yacht that says UNITE BEHIND THE SCIENCE all over it on her 15-day, carbon-neutral journey to America. Fashion trends do not lie: The increase in tactical fashion falls somewhere between fronting, flexing, and slow, careful preparation

SSENSE Editors on the Fashion That Defined The Year

  1. I think the wrong people were listening to Mark Fisher 

  2. Ikea Symphonisk shelf speaker 

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