Design

Design

Design is a distillation of Craft.

The best design is not a set of instructions.

Good design inspires us to relate both to the materials at hand

and our place in the world: physical, social, and spiritual.

Design provides a framework for Craft

where we may develop our skills

Design is not a prison of intention

Design is not a prison of intention.

Design is a trellis

Resolute, 32′ Schooner-Boat Construction Profile

Boats, design, and essays on our relationship with craft:

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Published by Antonio Dias

My work is centered on attending to the intersection of perception and creativity. Complexity cannot be reduced to any given certainty. Learning is Central: Sharing our gifts, Working together, Teaching and learning in reciprocity. Entering into shared Inquiry, Maintaining these practices as a way of life. Let’s work together to build practices, strengthen dialogue, and discover and develop community. Let me know how we might work together.

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