Monday, May 23, 2011

Society and Attractiveness (WARNING: Depressing)

Documentary : Sexy Girls Have It Easy from Bright Hand Pictures on Vimeo.

A woman begs for things like cake and free taxi rides, first as simply herself and then later in heels and make-up. Watch the video for the results.

Why does beauty affect the way humans handle everyday situations? How does this relate to design?

Is a product that functions in an efficient and simple-to-use manner still a "good" design if it is not attractive?

(That was a stretch, I know...)