Teaching workshop working up close and hands on with green wood, exploring production techniques, materials and personal aesthetics. And flow. Partners: Kea Copenhagens school of design and technology, Living Design specialization of BA Design & Business. Teachers: Mette Bak Andersen & Jeremy Walton.
Teaching module exploring materials found in and around Copenhagen. The students are sent out to observe and analyze commonly recurring material sources, either waste materials from industry or social habits resulting in predictable material streams within the city. These resources are then explored to create new material opportunities. With a close awareness to the ingredients …
Objects of Desire
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2004.
Shrink plastic has been used to wrap a Jaguar E-type, the plastic has been peeled from the car like a facial mask. The plastic is made up of several layers melted together, creating a laminate that holds the form of the car. The form is obscured by negative space and distortion, similar to a dream the form comes and goes.
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2003.
The material is polyolefin that shrinks when heated. The most common use of the material is for electrical insulation. Insulation is an important element of lighting that is most often disregarded and hidden.