Radical Matter: Rethinking Materials for a Sustainable Future presents the eight `Big Ideas' that will shape and inform the choices of materials, design methods and manufacturing processes made by designers in the years ahead.
- This book draws from a global community of designers who are pushing boundaries with new and disruptive approaches to their use of materials and design processes that go beyond the notion of `sustainable design'.
- The eight `Big Ideas' unpack the themes and ideas that are impacting on our material world through cutting-edge case studies and expert opinions: 1) Today's Waste, Tomorrow's Raw Material; 2) Natural Assets; 3) Shit, Hair, Dust; 4) Material Connections; 5) Co-Creation; 6) Designed to Disappear; 7) Living Materials; and 8) Future Mining.
- Each `Big Idea' includes fully illustrated case studies from leading designers and engineers who are at the cutting edge of material and design technology.
- Packed with expert ideas and radical solutions to the current global changes faced by the design and manufacturing industries, this book contains a wealth of information to help design professionals and students turn revolutionary concepts into reality.
Format: Hardback, 256 pages
Dimensions: 25.7 x 21.3 cm
Authors: Kate Franklin, Caroline Till
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2019