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Digital By Design' is a wide-ranging survey that considers the work of those visionaries who are re-imagining the relationship between technology, design products, immersive environments and human interaction for the twenty-first century. The result is a captivating assessment of pioneering approaches in art and design that encompasses a broad spectrum of humanist values, humor, magic and sensory experiences.
'Digital By Design' features more than 100 objects, products and installations that exemplify this progressive new wave of technology infused art and design. Digital By Design features a fo
reword by Paola Antonelli and is completed by a series of incisive interviews by noted contributors such as Dunne & Raby, Ron Arad, Steven Sacks and Machiko Kusahara.
In 'Digital by Design', Troika presents a new world of art and design in which the latest digital technologies are explored and exploited, enriching our lives and experience in new and unanticipated ways. Pushing the boundaries of interactive technology and 'intelligent design', the designers and objects featured in 'Digital By Design' are the ones tearing away the closed doors of the science labs and institutions, creating realms of experience, customization and beauty that engage their audience, surroundings and users in new, playful and subversive ways, ultimately bringing the future into the hands of the people.
The 80+ contributors for 'Digital By Design' have each been chosen for their pioneering work within their respective fields. Each contributor represents a new idea, a different take or an exploration into uncharted areas, while combining theory, craftsmanship and delivery in unexpected, playful and brave ways.
Foreword: Paola Antonelli
Interviews: Dunne & Raby, Ron Arad, Steven Sacks, Machiko Kusahara
Contributors: Mitch Altman, Ron Arad, Auger.Loizeau, Simon Blackmore, Sam Buxton, Jim Campbell, James Carrigan, Hussein Chalayan, James Clar, Paul Cocksedge, Michael Cross, Max Dean, Raffaelo Andrea & Matt Donovan, Zach DeBord and Kim Jackson DeBord, Paul DeMarinis, Maywa Denki, Brian Duffy, Dunne & Raby, Mark Hauenstein, Mark Hansen & Ben Rubin, Limor Fried, Front, fur, Graffiti Research Lab, Greyworld, Michael Golembewski, Usman Haque, HeHe, Simon Heijdens, Jeppe Hein, Hulger, Roger Ibars, Industrial Facility, Institute for Applied Autonomy, Takeshi Ishiguro, Natalie Jeremijenko, Crispin Jones, Sachiko Kodama, Onkar Kular, Ryota Kuwakubo, Joris Laarman, Jürg Lehni, Kok-Chian Leong, Loop.pH, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Luckybite, Geoffrey Mann, Thomas McIntosh, minim++, Tatsuo Miyajima, Julian Opie, Fernando Orellana, Stijn Ossevoort, Owl Project, Christopher Pearson, Julius Popp, Aparna Rao, random International, realities:united, Daniel Rozin, Marie Sester, Björn Schülke, Schulze & Webb, Science & Sons, Conrad Shawcross, Tim Simpson, Karolina Sobecka, Fredrikson Stallard, Tim Stolzenburg, Noam Toran, Troika, United Visual Artists, Peter Vogel, Moritz Waldemeyer, Alice Wang, Philip Worthington.
The title typeface for 'Digital By Design', 'Bytes and Pieces', is designed by Troika using the concept of digital and physical building components, creating a typeface that compliments and references the works in the book. All other text is set in Deck Thin and Walbaum. Model on cover designed by Troika using electroluminescent technology to create a 3d sign using phosphorous ink screen-printed onto conductive film creating an exceptional on-off for the book. Layout and design by Troika. Many thanks to Grit Hartung, Vahakn Matossian and Verena Hanschke.
Date of publishing: 28th Nov, 2008 Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd. London. 304 pages, 423 Illustrations Design/Text: Conny Freyer, Eva Rucki & Sebastian Nöel Foreword by Paola Antonelli
DIGITAL BY DESIGN: Spread - Interview with Steven Sacks (bitforms)
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