Less + More: Droog Design in Context

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010 Publishers, 2002 - 224 pagina's
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Overzicht van de ontwikkelingen in de wereld van het design in de laatste tien jaar.
 

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Pagina 184 - One has in mind a whole range of complementary sensory perceptions which are registered by the labile body: the intensity of light, darkness, heat and cold; the feeling of humidity; the aroma of material; the almost palpable presence of masonry as the body senses its own confinement; the momentum of an induced gait and the relative inertia of the body as it traverses the floor; the echoing resonance of our own footfall.
Pagina 16 - Maybe then it wouldn't end up in a landfill. We're starting to look at all our products and ask. What is it people really need to buy? Do they need the stuff or just its function? What would be the economic impact of our selling a carpet service instead of a carpet?
Pagina 71 - USE. 19 NORTH BRABANT (ERUPTION) Bas Princen Temporary Sceneries: Appropriated Leisure Territories Although certain landscapes seem, at first glance, to have nothing special about them, the need for expansion and escape from the intense activity of the inner city leads to the appropriation of abandoned patches of land on the urban periphery for activities of recreation. Leisure activities on cultivated patches of land...
Pagina 217 - Rietveld who in 1960 warned against '...a superfluity of worthless products, too much noise, too many different shapes, too much information... This too much also affects our architecture... After the stylistic chaos of the nineteenth century there came expressions that were simple and sober. Now all these so-called abstract and functional forms have been multiplied in their hundreds, and the situation is worse than...
Pagina 71 - At the same time, the need to spend free time and the lack of space to do so creates double functions in time. The traces and relics which have been left behind by some are spontaneously and uninhibitedly appropriated by others for diverse outdoor activities.
Pagina 184 - ... through sound, smell and texture, not to mention the springy deflection of the floor underfoot (and a noticeable tendency to lose one's balance on its polished surface). From this example it is clear that the liberative importance of the tactile resides in the fact that it can only be decoded in terms of experience itself: it cannot be reduced to mere information, to representation or to the simple evocation of a simulacrum substituting for absent presences.
Pagina 75 - AVL-Ville's motto, though, is 'as long as it's art, just about anything's possible'. electricity this refrigerator works in the same way as a traditional ice house: the cupboard is cooled by a large block of ice which, as it melts, keeps its contents fresh.
Pagina 36 - FRANS SEVERS PARTNER IN OPERA ONTWERPERS OESCRIBES JOOST GROOTENS AS -AN INTELLIGENT ANO ORIGINAL MINO WHO, WITH A LOT OF OETAILS ANO MINIMAL VISUAL MEANS. TELLS A COMPREHENSIVE STORY r GROOTENS HIMSELF QUOTES HAMlf r TO ExPLAIN WHAT HE IS ALL ABOUT ertrude.
Pagina 125 - Corian, a material put to optimum use in this setting. It has been machined and routed to form soft continuously flowing shapes, which both look good and feel good.
Pagina 110 - II 2002 roman numerals for two eleven i for inter interdisciplininary interaction international two people i and i two individuals meeting a face two eyes two...

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