Jonjin Park turns stacks of paper towels into sculptural ceramics by brushing the paper with slip then putting them into the kiln to fire away the paper and leave behind a solid ceramic structures. Click here to read more. Or see more of Park’s work here.
“Crafting Plastics Studio” has created a series of biodegradable eyewear designs called Collection 1, with designs driven by the properties of new bioplastics. The series offers an approach to managing the disposable nature of fashion, reducing the environmental impact of items that are discarded once they go out of style. The collection plays with combinations of different bioplastics as well as the technique of speeding up the cooling process to create bubbled textures on the plastic’s surface. To find out more read […]
Check out this interesting article comparing the benefits of hand made prototypes vs 3D printing. “Prototypes serve two essential functions: They turn design ideas into something tangible that clients can touch and hold and they help clients and designers work as a team to refine those ideas cooperatively. To make the best client impression and get the most from client feedback, competent designers use the best tools available to give physical form to their ideas. And the best tools often […]