Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution

Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution
Library Shelf Location 26.JOHN
Publication Date 2015

Speed, regulation and mass production defined the first Industrial Revolution, but we have entered a new era. Todays 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 artisans 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.

ISBN 9780500517857
Quantity 1
Pages 288
Author Lucy Johnston
Format Hardback
Publisher Thames and Hudson Ltd, London
Category Contemporary Craft
Keywords Digital technology, Industry
Language English

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