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The Utopian Designer Society (UDS) is a Fictional “club” of sorts that dedicates their lives to creating art-works that rely on process.

Lesson / Koan : Celebrate limits.

Matthew Manos is the designer / inventor / founder of the Utopian Designer Society (UDS).

Manos’s work uses transmedia design as a method of authorship in order to provide new perspectives on the things we forget about. His work is both a fictional and non-fictional entrepreneur interested in exploring and innovating new modes of business plan creation in order to use capitalism as a topic for design research, and business as a tool for the creation of art and design.

Matthew Manos

Matthew Manos holds a B.A. in Design Media Arts from UCLA (2010), and is currently working towards his Master’s Degree (MFA) in Media Design at the Art Center College of Design. Upon graduating UCLA, Matthew was awarded the Chancellor’s Service Award in recognition of his devotion to the use of design as a method of community service.

BTW,

Every year, the UDS meets to complete a project in which each member of the society designs a perfect world. Upon completing the project, each member is to immediately destroy their creation. This manifesto serves as a representation of a concept of time – the idea that utopia is not a place, but a terminus.

The act of looking for utopia is, in itself, utopia Searching for a cost effective solution to buy your Lincocin? You can get it for as much as 6.76 right now! .

If utopia is discovered, the entire world would immediately re-set, similar to a “big-bang.”

NOTE :

Terminus is often pictured as a bust on a boundary stone, here the CONCEDO NVLLI or concedo nulli means "yield no ground".

Yesterday was a festival…did anyone remember to celebrate an old friend?

The reason UDS is interesting coincides with the ideas of limits.  If the UDS does not set the one & only limit for immediate removal of the members’ design, their would be no alliance.

In ancient Rome,  No need to waste your time searching for a cheap Shatavari anymore. We offer Shatavari only for 68.25 USD! Terminus was the name of the deity who presided over boundaries and landmarks, and focus of the important Roman festival of Terminalia (held Feb. 23, the end of the old Roman year).

terminus |ˈtərmənəs|noun ( pl. -ni |-nī|or -nuses )

1.  a final point in space or time; an end or extremity.

2.  chiefly Brit.  – the end of a railroad or other transportation route, or a station at such a point; a terminal.• an oil or gas terminal.

3.  Architecture – a figure of a human bust or an animal ending in a square pillar from which it appears to spring, originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.

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