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And Fork

10 Curators, 100 Designers

Hardcover, 444pages, 30.4 30.4 4.8cm


"Designers have a responsibility to show the future as they want it to be--or at least as it can be--not just the way an industry wants it to be..."
-Yves Béhar, designer

A global survey of 100 of the world's most exciting and important young product designers, as selected by 10 renowned design experts Follow-up to the highly successful Spoon, this book presents the innovations and developments in the design world since Spoon's publication Also included are 10 Curator's Choices, a selection of designs that have made a lasting and significant impact Each designer's work is represented by a striking selection of colour images and is accompanied by a commentary written by the curator who selected them Essential for product designers, students and design enthusiasts, as well as anyone looking for a comprehensive reference book on the world's best young designers and


10 Curators featured in AND FORK:

-Tom Dixon is one of the UK's most influential designers and the creative director of Habitat, the furniture retailer. His company TOM DIXON was launched in 2002 and since then has developed its own collection of contemporary lighting and furniture.

-Maria Helena Estrada is a design critic and curator. She is currently the editor and publisher of ARC DESIGN, a magazine published in Brazil that focuses on new design.

-Guta Moura Guedes is an industrial designer and the director of the Centro Cultural de Bellem and the National Design Museum in Lisbon. In 1999, she co-founded Experimentadesign - Bienal de Lisboa, a leading international event devoted to design.

-Pierre Keller is the director of one of the most interesting European design schools, ECAL in Switzerland. Since he took up the post in 1995, the school, founded in 1821, has evolved from a regional school into an institute of global significance.

-Didier Krzentowski is a design expert and the founder of galerie kreo, France. He is renowned for commissioning series of specially designed, limited edition objects.

-Sang-kyu Kim works as a curator for the Hangaram Design Museum at the Seoul Arts Center in Korea. His curatorial works at the museum include: Archigram: No Design, No Style: Droog Design; Design Culture in Korea 1910-1960; and Good Chair.

-Julie Lasky is editor-in-chief of I.D., the New York-based magazine of international design. She has contributed to The New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Surface, and NPR. Lasky is an adjunct faculty member of the MFA Design program at SVA.

-Brian Parkes is associate director and senior curator at Object, Australian Centre for Craft and Design. His major curatorial projects include Akira Isogawa in 2002, Sydney Style in 2004 and Design Island. He is a regular contributor to international design publications.

-Francesca Picchi is a design writer, curator, and the editor of Domus in Italy. She has published monographs on Enzo Mari (1999) and Alberto Meda (2003) and contributed to many other books on design, including KGID for Phaidon.

-Chieko Yoshiie is a design critic and the editor-in-chief at Casa Brutus, a Japanese magazine focusing on the best new product design and architecture.

100 Designers featured in AND FORK:

5.5 designers; ANTEEKSI; Antenna Design; Atelier O; Maarten Baas; Suyel Bae; MILLIMETER MILLIGRAM.INC; Manuel Bandeira; Yves B har/ fuse project; Mathias Bengtsson; bernabeifreeman; Mana Bernardes; Big-game; Steven Blaess; BLESS; Jrg Boner; Fernando Brizio; Stephen Burks, Readymade Projects; Sam Buxton; Elio Caccavale; Louise Campbell; Leo Capote; Jennifer Carpenter, TRUCK Product Architechture; PIERRE CHARPIN; Lucas Chirnside; Clemens Weisshaar & Reed Kram; Kenneth Cobonpue; Paul Cocksedge; D-BROS; DEMAKERSVAN; Stefan Diez; Florence Dol ac; Doshi Levien; david dubois; Piet Hein Eek; Martino dEsposito; FRONT; FUCHS + FUNKE; Martino Gamper; Alexis Goergacopoulos; Adam Goodrum; graf:decorative mode no.3; Tal Gur; Ineke Hans; Jaime Hayon; Simon Heijdens; Jackson Hong; Junya Ishigami; Ichiro Iwasaki; ixi; Trent Jansen; Patrick Jouin; Chris Kabel; Lambert Kamps; Yun-je Kang, Samsung Electronics Co., LTD.; Meric Kara; Bosung Kim; Andr Klauser; Tet Knecht; korban/flaubert; Joris Laarman; Nicolas Le Moigne; Simone LeAmon; Sang-jin Lee; Mathieu Lehanneur; Arik Levy; Julia Lohmann; Alexander Lotersztain; Xavier Lust; Cecilie Manz; Tatsuya Mattsui; Matthias Aron Megyeri; Marcelo Moletta; Nada Se Leva; Khashayar Naimanan; nendo; Nido Campolongo; N design; Johannes Norlander; Ken Okuyama; OVO; Fl via Pagotti Silva; Zinoo Park; Russell Pinch; POLKA; ransmeier & floyd; Adrien Rovero; Alejandro Sarmiento; Inga Semp ; Wieki Somers; Alexander Taylor; Carla Tennenbaum; TONERICO:INC.; Peter Traag; Maxim Velcovsky; voonwong&Benson saw; Dominic Wilcox; WOKmedia; Shunji Yamanaka; Noriko Yasuda; zuii

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