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Exploring Experience Design by Ezra Schwartz

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The past and future

The following image illustrates four contrasting design approaches to furniture design. Each of the four designs reflects a distinctive aesthetic approach and intended to generate a very different experience.

  • Approach A: This is a sample of a design philosophy and style known as Scandinavian Design. It embodies the ideas of minimalism, expressed in clean lines, smooth surfaces, and the composition of shapes, originally inspired by Nordic settings. It values natural materials and high-quality production. Simplicity and functionality are the promise of timeless experience, afforded by comfort and quality. Similar approaches ...

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