A LABOUR OF LOVE (book) – 1.618 Paris


A Labour of Love

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With detailed profiles on over 70 creative studios in design, architecture, fashion and textiles, this highly visual publication is an educational reference and an inspirational guide for important materials and techniques in the years to come.

Divided into 12 trend themes, this bold book introduces the new makers in contemporary design, previewing a future of responsible production, circular thinking, ethical practice and organic aesthetics. It offers insight into how designers are giving shape to materials and process, from reviving the loom and recycling waste to social inclusion and growing matter. Their conscious philosophies will change our world with careful and considered choices that can ultimately reconnect us to nature and guide us towards a better tomorrow. 

Publication date: September 2020
Type : Design Book
Authors : Lidewij Edelkoort, Philip Fimmano
Hardcover: 447pages
Weight: 1,5 kg
Dimensions : 24 X 17 X 6cm
Publisher: Lecturis
Language: English
ISBN 9789462263918

Beautifully-designed by Mariola López Mariño at Anthon Beeke Collectief in Amsterdam, at more than 5 centimetres thick, the book’s broad format and open spine binding embody the solid feel of a raw slab of industrial material. 


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