Foundation 33 List / Elizabeth Thomas curator Walker Art Center

Foundation 33 begins with ideas
Foundation 33 merges graphic design and architecture
Foundation 33 opposes irrational impulses in design
Foundation 33 knows banal ideas cannot be rescued by beautiful execution
Foundation 33 eliminates superfluous elements
Foundation 33 subverts the expectation
Foundation 33 believes complex ideas can produce simple objects
Foundation 33 trusts the process
Foundation 33 allows material/research/concept to determine form
Foundation 33 translates raw ideas into functional objects
Foundation 33 denies seduction
Foundation 33 reduces material and production to their essence
Foundation 33 sustains the integrity of an idea
Foundation 33 proposes honesty as a solution
Foundation 33 removes subjectivity
Foundation 33 designs are unambiguous