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By David Bramston

Fundamentals Product layout: fabric ideas describes a few of the fabrics and approaches to be had to product designers, and the way to exploit and mix them. It encourages an experimental method of product layout and completing. The booklet explores the taking into account major 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 may be performed if…?’ Key members 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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Glass and ceramic > Paper Design molo Paper Layered construction Impossible acts? The construction of the Studio Libertiny Paper Vase is initiated by the careful lamination of 700 sheets of paper using wood glue and a press to generate a maximum-density block. The laminated paper is subjected to forming and shaping on a lathe and manages to respond in a similar manner to a solid block of wood. Empathy with the material and an understanding of process enables the elegant form within to be revealed.

038_039 Opposite The Gnomes Attila & Napoleon (stool/table) (1999) The painted, thermoplastic gnomes manage to combine functionality with fun and are able to communicate a variety of practical, emotive, and aesthetic messages. The contemporary approach recognises previous languages related to popular culture. Below Soft washbowl The soft polyurethane washbowl successfully explores and understands the product language and accommodates the user by being flexible and sensitive to the touch. Design Hella Jongerius for Droog Photography Robaard/Theuwkens.

Photography Oscar Falk and Laurent Humbert 062_063 ‘I am really fascinated by all the ways you can highlight, distort and transform the natural silhouette of the body with clothes and accessories. I build my garments by hand from a couple of basic bricks which I multiply and attach to each other in different ways to discover the shape that I want.

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