Monday, 24 November 2008

November Objects

Critical situations forces us to try to do with what we have more than we did before .
Crisis can do us good - it is the motor of development. We live in constantly changing world - in constant crisis.

Design by Maciek Wojcicki
The cups work by avoiding obstacles. Their function can be clearly seen on the busy surface of a desk where they prevent spilage.

Design by Maciek Wojcicki
In both , the shelf piece and the table leg a motivation, which is a set of reasons to perform a task, is translated into the way of connecting elements of construction to keep their shape. It is forced by straps to perform a function. With time though the performance of straps changes.
Publicized in Wallpaper magazine online gallery:

Design by Maciek Wojcicki

Design by Maciek Wojcicki
The under-hanged books may be an interesting way o display in a shop or gallery. The use of designed polypropylene holders prevents damages and keeps books in the right place.

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Workshop with Daniel Eatock - 13.11.2007

The restrictions ot the workshop by Daniel Eatock.

1 To make something out of what you will find within the college.
2 Make it till the end of today (10.00 - 16.00).
3 Ask someone to make it for you.
4 Spend no money.
5 It should be one one object plus one system (idea of it).
6 Make one restriction on your own.
7 Brake one of those rules.

Some inspirations I found.

Quick umbrella mockups made out of easy to reycle materials found in the college area (45 minutes task).

The plan was to give it away to the people on the steet.

Sunday, 2 November 2008

Useful books and movies

Books I have red and movies I have watched that may influence my CRISIS.

The island of Dr Moreau - HG Wells
A brave new world - Aldous Huxley
Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonegut
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
Brazil - Terry Guilliam
The Matrix - Wachowski Brothers
1984 - George Orwell