Nonobject (Hardback)
  • Nonobject (Hardback)
zoom

Nonobject (Hardback)

(author), (author), (foreword)
£22.95
Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 01/10/2010
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
The "objective" world is one of facts, data, and actuality. The world of the "nonobject" is about perception, experience, and possibility. In this highly original and visually extravant book, Branko Lukic (an award-winning designer) and Barry Katz (an authority on the history and philosophy of design) imagine what would happen if design started not from the object but from the space between people and the objects they use. The "nonobject," they explain, is the designer's personal experiment to explore our relation to the observable world. So they show us an umbrella that puts us in a harmonious relationship with nature by sending falling rain rushing through the handle from an upturned top that resembles a flower; a spoon with a myriad of tiny bowls that allow us to savor our soup; a "superpractical" cell phone with keypad, speaker, and microphone on every surface. They imagine the ideal material, "Thinium," incredibly thin and incredibly strong, environmentally and aesthetically beneficial. They show us clocks and watches that free us from time told by artificial demarcation and consider the possibility of a digital camera that captures the part of the scene we didn't see. In NONOBJECT, product design meets philosophy, poetry, and the theater of the imagination. The nonobject fills us with surprise and delight.

Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780262014847
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 1135 g
Dimensions: 254 x 198 x 21 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Laws of Simplicity
Added to basket
When Marina Abramovic Dies
Added to basket
Learning From Las Vegas
Added to basket
How to Architect
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
SITELESS
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Shanzhai: Volume 8
Added to basket
Architecture Depends
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
The Image of the City
Added to basket
What Is Landscape?
Added to basket
Surf Craft
Added to basket
£24.00
Hardback
How Institutions Think
Added to basket
The Second Digital Turn
Added to basket
London
Added to basket
£37.00
Paperback
Mass Effect: Volume 1
Added to basket
101 Things to Learn in Art School
Added to basket
Living with Complexity
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.