– Ou-topìa, Eu-topìa, and Design –
Why an imaginary point of view?
When around 1526 Thomas More wrote “Utopia” was well aware of the play of meanings that in English could onset, since the pronunciation of Utopia (Ou-Topos, non-held) is identical to that of eutopia (eu-topos, good -place ). Utopia here wants to be the “good place” from which to imagine the genesis of 3D objects, products or architectures. As Proudhon said about Anarchy, Utopia is a star that will never be reached, but without which the sailor loses route. These experiments are therefore anarchists and sailors, given the pre-eminence of the water element, conducted for the exploration of new perspectives for the design, treated as a travel route to the island of More or the island of Saramago. Read more