Apr 3, 2017


Until April 22nd, “designxport” presents a different kind of exhibition: “BAD DESIGN // GOOD DESIGN,” contrasts an interesting range of products, spanning the senseless, superfluous and inoperable, to the user friendly, sustainable and successful.

Karel J. Golta

What is bad design? What is important criteria for being rated as good design? Designxport asked 19 product and industrial designers from Hamburg, and we were on the panel. The answer was not that easy for us, because there were a lot of examples for each category. But, in the end, we made our decision: 

Flop: The new Magic Mouse’ from Apple, whose special “Magic” arises in it being totally useless while charging; its charging port is on its bottom, and requires the product to be flipped on its back. 

Top: The new Evos Ci gas cylinder valve concept we developed for Linde—a revolutionary interlocking system which includes an innovative super protective guard that pushing safety and handling to a higher level: http://www.indeed-innovation.com/case/linde

To find more information on this free exhibition, visit: http://www.designxport.de

Karel J. Golta

Managing Director

Karel, der Geschäftsführer von INDEED, ist Schweizer– aber alles andere als neutral. Wenn er nicht gerade mit Kunden "the next big thing" plant, kann man mit ihm ganz kontrovers über den Wert von Design diskutieren. Und vor allem darüber, wie Design die Menschlichkeit auch im Zeitalter von KI und Automatisierung bewahrt.


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