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Digital Handmade Lucy Johnston

Digital Handmade By Lucy Johnston

Digital Handmade by Lucy Johnston

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A revised and updated paperback edition of this survey of international designers and makers working at the intersection of handicrafts and digital technology.

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

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.

Digital Handmade Reviews

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

About Lucy Johnston

Lucy Johnston is an author, curator and cultural commentator, with a fifteen-year background in global consumer trend analysis and brand strategy. She has worked as a consultant for entrepreneurs, investment firms, property developers, cultural and commercial organisations and world class brands.

Table of Contents

Introduction * 80 illustrated profiles * Bibliography

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Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution by Lucy Johnston
Thames & Hudson Ltd
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