Basics Product Design: Material Thoughts by David Bramston

By David Bramston

Fundamentals Product layout: fabric strategies describes a few of the fabrics and approaches on hand to product designers, and the way to exploit and mix them. It encourages an experimental method of product layout and completing. The publication explores the contemplating best designers and manufacturers who problem conference via interest and experimentation. It goals to advertise a actual enquiry of fabrics and a mentality that's continually asking ‘what should be performed if…?’ Key participants contain: Alessi, Chris Kabel, Demakersvan, droog, Drummond Masterton, Ettore Sottsass, entrance, Gene Kiegel, Industreal, Inflate, Ingo Maurer, Jaime Hayon, Jurgen Bey, Kartell, Maarten Baas, Mathias Bengtsson, Matthias Pliessnig, Memphis, molo, Philippe Starck, Shigeru Ban, Simon Heijdens, Stuart Haygarth, Stuart Walker, Studio Libertiny, Tejo Remy and Rene Veenhuizen. different titles in the Basics Product Design series include: Idea Searching and Visual Conversations. 

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Design Wieki Somers Photography Pien Spijkers Wood > Metal > Plastic Innovative Metal Beautiful strength Impossible acts? The beauty and versatility of metal is something that is evidenced in a broad spectrum of applications, styles and movements. The delicate and decorative use of metal during the art nouveau and subsequent art deco periods are in contrast to the formal and controlled approaches of the Bauhaus style, where ornamentation and superfluous considerations were regarded as unnecessary and even obscene.

Paper’s versatility allows you to: crease, tear, knit, bend, curl, press, chew, pull, twist, snip, ruffle, pleat, paste, shred, crop, slash, scratch, soak, tangle, pierce, slit, roll, crumple, crush, mark, pulp, perforate, crimp, pinch, scorch, rasp, stamp, stitch and emboss it. ’ R. Buckminster Fuller, designer, author and visionary (1895–1983) Design Ingo Maurer Below Zettel’z 5 A paper chandelier comprising 80 pieces of Japanese paper, 31 printed and 49 blank. The printed sheets are love letters in different languages, and the blank sheets provide an opportunity for additional messages.

Plastic Passion There are so many different genres and grades of plastic that it is often possible to find an equal number of positive and negative attributes within the range of a single material. ). The differences are obvious and so too are the characteristics, despite all being classified as polystyrene. Seam Chair The Seam Chair is part of the Dry Tech 3 project by Droog. Impossible acts? Design Chris Kabel for Droog The selection of a suitable material for a specific task can be daunting and confusing, especially when disparate types of plastic portray no discernible differences.

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