Category Archives: Shields and Armory

Shields and armory as a symbols for safety.

Defensive Wedding Photos

This week, Mi Sun and I went to OST Studios in Incheon to do our obligatory wedding photos. Luckily our famous photographer had an open mind for Interface Art. The entwined medieval wall at the back was not planned but fits in perfectly. Piece of luck :) I very like how the studio lights reflect [...]

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Wooden Shields

Recently I discovered these woden shields at a toy store in Berlin. They are not only a proof how infantile some symbols of security have become. Being so cute and so hyper-real, it is the toy stores where one can find the most fitting counterparts to icons in real space. Firewall icons very much resemble [...]

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Defence in Context

On the lookout for depictions of safety, I discovered a German advertising “magazine” from 2007. It reads as if it was written by Microsoft himself to promote Windows Vista. It is called “Vista Komplett” and for me it was already worth buying, only because of the beautiful glossy double pages of Vista’s wallpapers—but I also [...]

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