Tag: Interviews

Google Glass was designed through "sketching
by hand" says lead designer

Google Glass was designed through "sketching by hand" says lead designer

Interview: when designer Isabelle Olsson joined the secret Google X lab in 2011, Google Glass looked like a cross between a scuba mask and a cellphone. In this exclusive interview, Olsson tells Dezeen how she turned the clunky prototype into something "beautiful and comfortable". Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

OMA now preoccupied with "the countryside
and preservation" says Rem Koolhaas

OMA now preoccupied with "the countryside and preservation" says Rem Koolhaas

Movie: Rem Koolhaas explains how his preoccupations have shifted from urbanism and the city to preservation and the countryside in this second movie filmed by Dezeen at the launch of OMA's new Rotterdam skyscraper. "It's a cliche that everybody is living in the city," the architect says. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

Architectural renderings now "indistinguishable
from photos" says leading visual artist

Architectural renderings now "indistinguishable from photos" says leading visual artist

Interview: renderings are now as convincing as reality and are changing the way people perceive architecture, according to architectural visualisation artist Peter Guthrie. "It allows for greater conversation about the built environment," he says in this interview. "Most people are familiar with computer images but would find it harder to interpret a line drawing." (+ slideshow). More »