Kitschbad taste and loving itLutz Schmitt – UXcamp Europe – Berlin 2013photo by brownpau on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
Glad you made it!Thank you for joining.
What is kitsch?
An object of ridiculous color or shapemeant to draw attention, where theproud owner is usually someone whocould be seen as...
inapropriate use of overblownemotions; something silly, butwithout any humour in it; lack of asense of adequacy.
The art of bad taste. Somethingpretending to be something it isnt.Like a pepper mill in the shape ofthe Eiffel Tower
Things with too much ofeverything, just lacking a sense forwhat is appropriate.
exaggeration(kitsch has no limits)
photo by Won-Tolla on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
misplacement(kitsch doesnt know a wrong place)
photo by oxfordian.world on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
photo by extraface on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
1987. HMS Sealion returning from Falklands Patrol.Jolly Roger showing 2 daggers for 2 covert missions successfully underta...
reduce to ornament(kitsch doesnt need meaning)
photo by Hanan Cohen on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0
disfunction(kitsch wont be useful)
photo by Capobello Island on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
photo by crunchcandy on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
mimicry(kitsch seems to be something else)
photo by alleewillis on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
compression(there cant be too much kitsch)
photo by Speed-Light on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
photo by MaxVT on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
photo by brownpau on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
collection(kitsch never wants to be alone)
photo by crackedmoon on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
artificial(kitschs nature)
photo by Lutz Schmitt cc-by-sa-2.0
decoration(just add kitsch)
photo by raffael brustia on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
kitsch isnt ironic(and irony is probably just kitsch)
photo by Zepton on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
photo by blush-printables on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
point of view(Maybe only you think thats kitsch)
photo by dbtelford on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
photo by rockzoom_de on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
kitsch is not bad taste
kitsch is a cold hard feeling
kitsch is a fuzzy warm feeling
kitsch is mass culture
kitsch is a manifested dream
kitsch is pop
Have a nice day!
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  1. 1. Kitschbad taste and loving itLutz Schmitt – UXcamp Europe – Berlin 2013photo by brownpau on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
  2. 2. Glad you made it!Thank you for joining.
  3. 3. What is kitsch?
  4. 4. An object of ridiculous color or shapemeant to draw attention, where theproud owner is usually someone whocould be seen as personwithout taste.
  5. 5. inapropriate use of overblownemotions; something silly, butwithout any humour in it; lack of asense of adequacy.
  6. 6. The art of bad taste. Somethingpretending to be something it isnt.Like a pepper mill in the shape ofthe Eiffel Tower
  7. 7. Things with too much ofeverything, just lacking a sense forwhat is appropriate.
  8. 8. exaggeration(kitsch has no limits)
  9. 9. photo by Won-Tolla on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  10. 10. misplacement(kitsch doesnt know a wrong place)
  11. 11. photo by oxfordian.world on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
  12. 12. photo by extraface on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
  13. 13. 1987. HMS Sealion returning from Falklands Patrol.Jolly Roger showing 2 daggers for 2 covert missions successfully undertaken.photo by Chris_Parfitt on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
  14. 14. reduce to ornament(kitsch doesnt need meaning)
  15. 15. photo by Hanan Cohen on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0
  16. 16. disfunction(kitsch wont be useful)
  17. 17. photo by Capobello Island on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  18. 18. photo by crunchcandy on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
  19. 19. mimicry(kitsch seems to be something else)
  20. 20. photo by alleewillis on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  21. 21. compression(there cant be too much kitsch)
  22. 22. photo by Speed-Light on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  23. 23. photo by MaxVT on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  24. 24. photo by brownpau on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
  25. 25. collection(kitsch never wants to be alone)
  26. 26. photo by crackedmoon on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
  27. 27. artificial(kitschs nature)
  28. 28. photo by Lutz Schmitt cc-by-sa-2.0
  29. 29. decoration(just add kitsch)
  30. 30. photo by raffael brustia on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  31. 31. kitsch isnt ironic(and irony is probably just kitsch)
  32. 32. photo by Zepton on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
  33. 33. photo by blush-printables on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  34. 34. point of view(Maybe only you think thats kitsch)
  35. 35. photo by dbtelford on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  36. 36. photo by rockzoom_de on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  37. 37. kitsch is not bad taste
  38. 38. kitsch is a cold hard feeling
  39. 39. kitsch is a fuzzy warm feeling
  40. 40. kitsch is mass culture
  41. 41. kitsch is a manifested dream
  42. 42. kitsch is pop
  43. 43. Have a nice day!
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