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30 Essential Books for Industrial Designers

30 Essential Books for Industrial Designers
A warm welcome to you dear reader! If you have not already, why not subscribe to The Design Sojourn Newsletter and get my latest thoughts on Strategies for Good Design conveniently delivered right to your inbox? It's free! Thanks for visiting and please keep in touch? Image Source: Books by ijsendoorn. If it suits your fancy please do Digg, Stumble and share? As requested and suggested by a few loyal Design Sojourn readers, I have compiled what I think are the essential books that Industrial Designers should either own or read. Now I have one disclaimer, and that is I have intentionally left out the design yearbooks or the ever popular coffee table picture book collections. The reason is that if you are looking at such books for inspiration, you will likely be recreating the same looks in one form or another. So going forward, I have divided the books into 3 categories, namely Thinking, Process and Designer Skills. Thinking 1) The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman by John Maeda Process

Urban Security Suit by Tim Smit Body Armor + Fashion Design = Armorni? Who says protecting yourself from sniper attacks or chemical warfare needs to be ugly business? Certainly not Dutch designer Tim Smit. His “Urban Security Suit” will be all the rage in a war zone near you. Made of stylish neoprene and strategically lined with body molded kevlar, this runway show stopper will be THE must have accessory for your next war, skirmish, struggle, conflict, combat zone or civil strife you find yourself in or starting. Designer: Tim Smit Co.Design | business + design The Sketchbook Project Emma Marga Blanche 10 claves sobre la creatividad según Ferran Adrià Ferran Adrià dando una charla sobre creatividad en el VI Encuentro Internacional EducaRed 2011, de Fundación Telefónica. (Captura de Fundación Telefónica) Ferran Adrià, quien ha sido contratado por Harvard University, dio una charla en el VI Encuentro Internacional EducaRed 2011 de Fundación Telefónica. #1 – Somos demasiado endogámicos Es importante oir y aprender de otras disciplinas. Una de las cosas que hemos hecho en el Bulli estos 15 años ha sido establecer diálogos con gran cantidad de disciplinas. #2 – Hoy en día no se puede mentir Internet nos ha traído la importancia de la ética. #3 – Sectores distintos, consecuencias distintas Un investigador exitoso relacionado con el mundo de las ovejas no tiene las mismas consecuencias que Steve Jobs. Cada país, cada ciudad y cada sector tienen una características y problemáticas diferentes. Muchas veces podremos controlar lo que hacemos, pero no las consecuencias. #4 – Claves de la creatividad #6 – Romper barreras para crear Explica Ferran:

Another 30 Designers that Shaped the World After the great feedback and suggestions we had with the post “70 designers that changed the world”, we decided to make another list with your suggestions. So, here are more 30 great designers, architects, artists. Andy Warhol Painter + printmaker + filmmaker (1928 – 1987) “Andrew Warhola, more commonly known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer, author, and public figure known for his membership in wildly diverse social circles that included bohemian street people, distinguished intellectuals, Hollywood celebrities and wealthy aristocrats.” [1] Marilyn, 1967 Mickey Mouse Ingrid with Hat Antoni Gaudí Architect (1852 – 1926) Armin Hofmann Graphic Designer (1920-) “Armin Hofmann (HonRDI) is a Swiss graphic designer. Battista Pininfarina “Coco” Chanel

STEFFEN REICHERT Karaköy Mekanları: Bu Sokakta Her Şey Var! • theMagger Karaköy’ün En Keyifli Sokağı Asmaların arasından sarkan üzerine dinginlik serpilmiş rengarenk ampuller, duvarlardaki graffitiler, hafifçe kulağınıza gelen müzik… Kalabalık. Evet kalabalığı sevmesem de güzel bir kalabalık. İnsanlar genellikle aynı. Karaköy Mescidi Sokak renkleri ile, kitlesi ile ve hemen her şeyi bulabileceğiniz mekanları ile Karaköy‘ün en keyifli, en vazgeçilmez sokağı. Muhit Mescidi sokağın en risk alan mekanı. Komodor Sadece pizza ve salata bulabileceğiniz 6-7 masalık küçücük butik bir pizza dükkanı burası. Coffee Sapiens 3rd Wave kahvecilerin eksikliğinin hissedilip hızla büyüdüğü bu dönemde Karaköy‘deki bu keyifli sokak için olmazsa olmaz! Gakkı Kahvaltısı ile ün salmış Gakkı minicik bir yer. Baltazar Baltazar sokağın eskilerinden. Bando Kitchen Biri heykeltıraş, diğeri spor antrenörü iki kardeşin sahibi ve işletmecisi olduğu bir mekan. Efe Yiğit Köroğlu, Murat Köroğlu. 2013 Ekim ayından bu yana sokağın amiral gemisi. Heisenberg Pim Karaköy Sokağın en yenisi. Pim Patisserie!

HygroScope - Meteorosensitive Morphology Samstag, 19. Mai 2012 RoM HygroScope - Meteorosensitive MorphologyAchim Menges in Zusammenarbeit mit Steffen Reichert, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012 Die Installation »HygroScope - Meteorosensitive Morphology« am Centre Pompidou in Paris erschließt den Zugang zu einer neuartigen Verschränkung der Funktion eines sich selbst regulierenden, wetterfühligen architektonischen Systems und dessen ästhetischer Erfahrung. Entstanden an der Schnittstelle von Kunst, Architektur, Ingenieurswissenschaften und Biomimetik besteht die Installation aus einem überraschend einfachen System: Beruhend auf der Wirkungsweise biologischer Systeme reagiert die Installation auf Klimaveränderungen in der sie umgebenden, raumgroßen Vitrine durch selbsttätige Formveränderungen des Materials. Die Installation wird im Centre Pompidou in Paris von Mai bis August 2012 anlässlich der Ausstellung »Multiversités Créatives« erstmalig gezeigt. Transsolar Energietechnik, Stuttgart Thomas Auer, Daniel Pianka(Klimatechnik)

Bant Mag:2014’ün en iyi 50 filmi Bant Mag.’ın her yıl vizyona giren ve girmeyen filmleri bir arada harmanladığı listesi, 2014’ün bize göre sinemasal özeti niteliğinde… Yazı Melikşah Altuntaş, Deniz Cuylan, Merve Kayan, Gözde Naiboğlu, Müge Yıldız, Göktan Yılmaz İllüstrasyon Merve Atılgan, Aykut Aydoğdu, Ethem Onur Bilgiç NOT: Bu yılki listelerde, Türkiye’de 2014’te gösterime giren / piyasaya çıkan, ancak Bant Mag.’ın 2013’te değerlendirmeye aldığı La Grande Bellezza, Inside Llewyn Davis, Le Passe, 12 Years A Slave, Nebraska, Stray Dogs, The Grandmaster, Only Lovers Left Alive, Child’s Pose ve Gloria gibi filmlere yer verilmemiştir. Amerikan bağımsız sinemasının vazgeçilmez kahramanlarından, New Yorklu ve özgür ruhlu bağımsız genç kadınlar arasına yeni bir tanesini daha ekleyen film, başroldeki Jenny Slate’in başarılı performansından da güç alan, eğlenceli bir seyirlik. Naomi Kawase’nin ölüm, yaşam ve aşkı iki genç insanın hayatına bir bakışla konu edinen hem felsefî hem de şiirsel filmi. Çok yönlü sanatçı (!)

Industrial Design Articles – Community – Jobs – Store – Training – Competitions tehila guy inflates anda armchair of translucent and wooden parts oct 13, 2014 tehila guy inflates anda armchair of translucent and wooden parts tehila guy inflates anda armchair of translucent and wooden partsall images courtesy of tehila guy for her final project at bezalel academy of art and design in jerusalem, tehila guy has created ‘anda’ under the mentoring of professor hanan de lange. after observing the world of flat-pack furniture, guy came to understand and was fascinated by the repetitive pattern in terms of material used, assembly methods, and aesthetics. video courtesy of tehila guy as a part of the process, it was crucial to change the ingredients and technology that upholstery is commonly made from in order to decrease the amount of space occupied in packaging, while at the same time keeping it comfortable and sizable. this led to in-depth research and analysis in regards to inflatable structures, which are considered to be cheap relics from the 1960s with limited capabilities. front view rear view

teresa van dongen uses bacteria to create ambio, a bioluminescent lamp oct 19, 2014 teresa van dongen uses bacteria to create ambio, a bioluminescent lamp teresa van dongen uses bacteria to create ambio, a bioluminescent lightimage courtesy of teresa van dongen ocean waves glowing blue in the dark of night is a rare and magical occurrence that happens every so often, but needs to be experienced in person. the phenomenon is a result of bioluminescent micro-organisms found in seawater that emit light when provided with oxygen, each time a wave rises and falls. this scientific happening is what has fueled teresa van dongen to create lighting installation that exists in the same way. the concept of ‘ambio’video courtesy of teresa van dongen ‘ambio’ is composed of two weights and a tube which houses an artificial seawater medium and photobacteriumimage © design academy eindhoven up close of the tube in its unilluminated stateimage courtesy of teresa van dongen ‘lumist’ by teresa van dongenphoto by femke reijerman, © design academy eindhoven rodrigo caula I designboom

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