Tag: "process"

‘all round’ eyewear, JINS x Konstantin Grcic (Interview)

Konstantin Grcic introduces the background and design process of “all round”. For the second installment of the project, JINS collaborates with German industrial designer.

Pots, trays & vases created by mixing metal dust with plaster and eco-resin

The RUST range is composed of pots, trays and vases created by mixing metal dust with plaster and eco-resin (Jesmonite). No two items in RUST are the same: the collection is entirely hand-made and the metal dust oxidation gives each product a unique texture, varying in colour and intensity.

Collective works production process + 97 metre veneer baskets

’97 metre veneer – baskets’ are wooden baskets, each having its own unique colour gradient. With a specially constructed machine, an estimated 97 metre long oak-veneer-strip is slowly glued and coiled up around a wooden base to form a basket.

Diem. Ateneu il·lumina’t

The project suggests a link between the light and the word as a knowledge metaphor. In this project, both are the same thing that allows to make visible, to understand, to share and to spread both concepts understood as a means and not as an end. They suggest an installation that represents the purest essence of the Ateneu.

Projekt Concret by Milos Ristin, Manuel Hitz and Lukas Baumgartner

The project started when Miloš Ristin with the idea of trying out a new approach which in this case meant first playing with a material and then generating ideas out of the experimental process.

Rood wood by rENs

How do different wood species react to immersion in red pigment? How does colouring influence the pattern of woods, and to what extent will the material affect the outcome? Following through on project colourful experiments with textile and ceramics, studio rENs arranged an encounter between red pigment and wood.

Tannic Acid by Steven Banken

Tannic Acid or Iron oxide in liquid form is applied on the materials. One element is applied on the material that contains the other element naturally. Two totally different materials will have a striking change into approximately the same color.

The smallest printing company by Letterproeftuin

The latest project of The Letterproeftuin. A mobile printing installation for small posters and books. The project consist a scale model of a Viprotech silk screen table and a scale model Roco-Ets V50, all packed in two crates full of ink, paper and tools.

Dilettante shapes by Julian Heckel

Dilettante shapes is an experimental process which investigates how objects change during the procedure of communication.

Q3 by Arvid Häusser

Q3 is a set of Carafe and Glasses for drinking water. The colour and shape triggers association with fresh water.

Beams Chair by Eric & Johnny Design Studio

The Beams Chair is a lightweight wooden armchair inspired by the H-beam structure of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The H-Beam structure is derived and used as a main design element in the Beams Chair, which shows the beauty of such construction. The main frame of the Chair is composed of two kinds of thin wood panel:multiplex and plywood

Color Collision by Kirstie van Noort & Rogier Arents

Kirstie van Noort & Rogier Arents presented Color Collision at Dutch Invertuals 2012 Eindhoven, during the last Dutch Design week.
The project focuses on Materials are effected by circumstances. The pigment in red cabbage is subject to a striking change in color when the PH value in the environment changes. When applied to ceramics this results in crockery in unprecedented colors.

Taça by Entresuelo1a

How many times have we had to break the biscuits to dip it in a bowl full of milk?
Many people choose to crush and eat with a spoon. These inadequacy behaviors arise from the cookie to the glasses / cups, or vice versa. Studio Entresuelo 1a came up with a good inspiration in order to solve the problem.

Behind the design of sandbox by Alex Rochat

Today we come up with a type of video we really like. Lunar’s Senior Industrial Designer, Alex Rochat, talks about his creative inspiration and process for designing Sandbox. This video proves what at The Method Case we try to show everyday: “How design process can evoke into really new products and can bring pleasant surprises”.

Noah laptop case by Rainer Spehl

A Case made of Oak, a calf leather inlay, brass hinges and magnets – these are the components of the „wooden case“, a wooden laptop case designed byRainer Spehl. The idea for the Wooden Case arises – as all good inventions – from a personal need. At the end of a world trip Spehl buys a new Apple Laptop.

Round and round table by Max Lamb

Round and round table by Max Lamp is a small table of four parts, each screwing into the next, from a solid oak disc a table grows upwards. This small table functions from a threaded central leg that allows the table adjust from any height up to 600mm. The table comes as individual parts and is easily twisted together. The design was inspired by a recent discovery of a simply thread-cutting tool that allows Max cut perfect threads in wooden dowels by hand, without the need for a lathe.

Kutani Choemon ceramics by Jaime Hayon

Kutani Choemon was founded in 1879 in Ishikawa, Japan. They have been making tableware and tea ceremony utensils for over 130 years in an integrated system of production from raw material to finished products. Although They are small on a business scale, every piece of work is carefully handmade and hand-painted by experienced craftsmen. Their products feature rich blue and white colors and traditional Kutani color glazes.

126 Pewter desk casting by Max Lamb

Sand casting is one of the earliest forms of casting due to its simplicity and low-tech materials required. Sand casting produces metal components with a rough sand-like texture, often with a crude degree of accuracy, and therefore requires various finishing techniques to improve the surface finish. This time, well known designer Max Lamb returned to his origins with sand-casting methods he experimented while studying at the RCA.

Woodworker by George Nakashima

George Nakashima Woodworker is a custom furniture company located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, owned by siblings Mira and Kevin Nakashima. Founded by their father, George Nakashima (1905-1990), in 1947, the nine-acre site served as a kind of laboratory for integrated living, testing George’s concepts of “decentralization, intermediate technology and living off the land”.

Individually crafted shoes by Vialis Handmade

The history of Vialis shoes is an authentic Spanish tale.The quality of the materials, comfort, originality and authentic styling also play their part… Vialis shoes are made primarily from Italian leather and rely on an environmentally friendly vegetable tanning process. Sarenza is committed to offering you Vialis creations.

Pleat Box by Apparatu & Mashallah

The idea behind the Pleat Box is that of a sophisticated combination between a digitally-designed crease in a piece of cloth, the silhouette of which is applied to a ceramic base.
The outer part of the lamp is offered in white ceramic, underglazed red clay and grey –the result of recycling different enamels.

Handmade for the industry by Dave Hakkens

Dave Hakkens is a big fan of craftsmanship and he believes our world sometimes just needs products to be made industrially. To make the products produceable for machines they need a 3D file which is designed and drawn on the computer. Usually this is done entirely computer based. Products are starting to look the same and a personal details are lost. He wanted to make a technical product by hand but still produceable for the industry. He did this combining old techniques & crafts with new technologies such special software and 3D scanning.


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