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Posted by Lisa Smith | 14 Jul 2009 DK Ahn , a recent graduate of the Royal College of Arts in London (and previously featured here on Core), is investigating methods of domestic manufacturing in a project that he calls Microfactory . DK writes: MICROFACTORY is a project centered around designing domestic manufacturing machinery. The project allows people to make their own products at home easily as well as share their own designs.
Interesting combination of paper / carboard and electronics by Dec 8
This study has been made possible by funding of $50,000 from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust , a registered charity that is governed and operated by Trustees, and administered by a small Secretariat in the Department of Internal Affairs.
first image 'pupa' by liam hopkins for bloomberg all images courtesy of liam hopkins
Cardboard & Paper Art
This amazing new book is packed with examples of the ingenious ways architects, designers, artists, and craftspeople have put cardboard to the test and successfully harnessed its amazing qualities of strength and sound absorption. Projects featured include the conversion of a Paris industrial space into a youthful and dynamic office; a collection of do-it-yourself cardboard furniture for kids; and, a flat packed recyclable Christmas tree that comes with an assortment of cardboard decorations. Chapters include Architecture, Interiors, Furniture, Products, Art / Installations, Crafts / Toys and there is an index of designers and artists. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>