Andric Tham

Design is my crusade. I live for the everyday magic and rare moments of serendipity.


Surf Pop: Apple’s Stylistic Return to California

Why Apple is re-aligning itself with its contemporaries and the subcultures it helped create.


Art or Design?


It’s often said that Art and Design serve different masters, or perhaps they are the masters that all manner of human creation serves. Art is said to ask, and be useless, and Design is said to answer, and be useful.

But is this a symbiosis or a dichotomy? Or perhaps a false dichotomy.


What will you get if you took Inception and mashed it up with The Matrix, District 9, and Half


The future is too much for most people to handle.


features ≠ benefits

Publications edited by Andric Tham

Musings on the intersections between culture and the future of design.

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Art or Design?

The creative expression of the human soul.

Stories about coping with ourselves and the world around us.

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The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance


Why it’s flawed to recognize creativity with awards.


The “middle ground”


Content isn’t culture.


Culture is what’s valuable, not content.

Is it any wonder that Apple (who just had the largest quarterly earnings of any company ever) is famous for


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The belief that you can sustain on faith or love alone is delusional.

Even together, faith and love are of the spirit and the heart, and have little sway over the…


A video response to the Spotify-Uber alliance

“You pay so much fucking money for these cabs, you should have the option to listen to whatever kind of music you want.”

Things we waste our youth on


Selfies

Reblogging

Snapchat

Tinder

Tagging


In Defense of Flappy Bird

What constitutes a successful design?


Flappy Bird has been decried by the video game industry, completely put down by designers, and yet…


Surf Pop: Apple’s Stylistic Return to California

Why Apple is re-aligning itself with its contemporaries and the subcultures it helped create.