FSU Art BFA ’13 Jacob Waites, who is currently a Visual & Interaction Design Lead at IDEO CoLab’s Cambridge studio, has published an article emphasizing the importance of bringing the human element of craft into an artist’s everyday work.
From the article:
[…] when the opportunity comes up, I like to turn off the computer and focus on creating artifacts. While an object is just a thing that serves its purpose until it’s tossed out, an artifact sparks an invisible conversation, a connection between the human who made it and the human experiencing it.
To read Jacob’s complete essay, please visit IDEO CoLab’s website.