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Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution
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Lucy Johnston
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Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution

Lucy Johnston


Thames & Hudson Ltd

Art & Architecture;
Art & design styles: from c 1960;
Product design;
Computer-aided design (CAD)


288 pages

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Speed, regulation and mass production defined the first Industrial Revolution, but we have entered a new era. Today's revolution has been driven by digital technologies and tools, giving rise to entirely new working methods, skill sets and consumer products. Spearheading this movement is a new generation of creatives who fuse the precision and flexibility of computing and digital fabrication with the skill and tactility of the master artisan to create unexpected and desirable objects and products.

For the first time on a global scale, Digital Handmade selects a group of 80 pioneering designers, artists and craftsmen who represent the best of this new trend. Profiles of each artisan's techniques are featured alongside the objects they produce, each conceived and made through a multifaceted process of hand and digital means and unique to its maker. Examples range from the affordable and obtainable to the extraordinary and priceless. Welcome to the next industrial revolution.

By:   Lucy Johnston
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 250mm,  Width: 195mm, 
Weight:   1.140kg
ISBN:   9780500293133
ISBN 10:   0500293139
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   September 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Introduction * 80 illustrated profiles * Bibliography

'Beautiful and impossible-seeming ... it would be odd and unfair to describe these things as anything other than works of art' - Observer

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