Basics Product Design 02: Material Thoughts (Basics Product Design 02)

Basics Product Design 02: Material Thoughts (Basics Product Design 02)

By: David Bramston (author)Paperback

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"Basics Product Design: Material Thoughts" aims to promote a physical inquiry of materials and a mentality that constantly asks 'what could be done if' - rather than considering only what is being done. Key contributors include: Alessi, Chris Kabel, Demakersvan, droog, Drummond Masterton, Ettore Sottsass, Front, 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.

About Author

David Bramston is an industrial designer and has presented work worldwide. David is the subject leader for product design at the University of Lincoln. He has worked in the design industry on projects for companies such as Motorola, Swatch and Christian Dior.


Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. Impossible acts?: Wood; Metal; Plastic; Glass and ceramic; Paper. Producers: Forming; Moulding; Shaping; Fabrication. Visual stories: Texture and colour; Scale and form; Structure; Tangential. Experimental approaches: Abnormality; Improvise; Hybrids; Cross discipline. Instant acts: Realising thoughts; Sophisticated simplicity; Inspired by nature; Seeing things differently. Can it be done?: Research centres; Exhibitions; Alternative sources; Material libraries; Projects. Conclusion. Glossary. Further resources. Contacts. Acknowledgements. Working with ethics.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9782940373871
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9782940373871
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 2940373876

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