There’s a really insightful interview with German graphic designer Eike König on Adobe’s great 99U blog. Eike shares stories about his journey and offers great advice about collaboration and how to keep your creative process fresh. I highly recommend reading the interview and taking a look at the work he produces with his collective Hort as well as his solo artworks on Instagram.
What else can I say, but I am a huge fan of the work of Studio Monkier. They are an interactive design studio based in Amsterdam who research the “social effects of technology”. I like pretty much all of their work and fully endorse their Thursday Workshops idea as I believe we should all play more often – I’ll let them explain in their own words:
“Every other Thursday we take our time to develop ideas and experiment with different media, materials and technologies. We play with instructions, taking turns, participation and interaction. The results of the Thursday Afternoons Workshops are actively published on thursdays.studiomoniker.com“
A personal favourite Monkier project is Your Line Or Mine – a crowdsourced, instruction-based, collaborative animation. The project is explained beautiful in this film: