The Story of “Creative Comprehensivist”
A Comprehensivist was a term coined by the late R. Buckminster Fuller, the American architect, engineer and visionary who pioneered many of the technologies we enjoy in spacial design and aerodynamics. His work encompassed more than any single discipline, the point being that his view of solving problems was holistic; his belief in design encapsulates as follows:
When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
–Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983)
As for me, I’m a Brooklyn-based freelance designer with just about a decade of hard knocks under my belt. My usual work ranges from logo design to leather work, planograms to histograms. I excel at projects that require a holistic approach and I like rolling up the sleeves and digging in.
When I’m not playing with pixels, I’m working on my new venture with John Davison: