Upcycle Design Report: Egg carton vase

Context Information: Scandinavian design is a design aesthetic that started in the mid-20th century in the Nordic countries, including Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland [1]. It is characterized by…

Contrasting Scandinavian Aesthetic: Cluttercore

The Scandinavian simplistic design and Cluttercore are two contrasting approaches to aesthetics, each embodying different principles and visual philosophies. Scandinavian design uses clean lines, minimalism, and a focus on functionality.…

Upcycle Project Progress: Egg carton vase

I’ve been working on turning egg cartons into a plant vase with a Scandinavian look. First, I cut a couple of cartons in half and flattened parts of them to…

Upcycle aesthetic: Scandinavian Aesthetic

I am very interested in the timeless elegance of Scandinavian aesthetic design, a style celebrated for its minimalism, functionality, and pastel color palette [1].  Embracing simplicity as a guiding principle,…

Aesthetics Exploration: Brutalism

Brutalism is an architectural style that began in the mid-20th century, characterized by its use of raw, exposed materials, bold geometric forms, and a focus on functionality. The term “brutalism”…