How Daft Punk inspired me to be a better designer

1. Storytelling and band branding

The birth of robots

Daft Punk debuted their public image as a pair of masked robots in 2001

The fashion icons

Daft Punk wears Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane — photo by Craig McDean — source: vogue.com

2. Mastery over fame

3. Experimentation

  • Achieving a unique experience and timelessness by combining the styles from the past and imagery from the future (Retro + New) Eg. Robots playing Disco Music.
  • They used Remixing and sampling technologies extensively
  • Humble and grounded by their anonymity, and could be as creative as they desired without it affecting their personal lives.
  • Following the Bricolage technique, which is a technique or creative mode, where works are constructed from various materials available or on hand, and is often seen as a characteristic of postmodern art practice.

4. Slow down! Do your best work

5. Be a futurist and embrace technology

Daft Punk performing with their most iconic pyramid stage in 2007.

6. Saying — that’s enough!

The ending scene of the Epilogue video released by Daft Punk 2021

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Hi, I’m a designer from India creating experiences to help people live better. I humanize products and services through design. Learn more at https://owaiz.in/

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Mohammad Owaiz Shaik

Mohammad Owaiz Shaik

Hi, I’m a designer from India creating experiences to help people live better. I humanize products and services through design. Learn more at https://owaiz.in/