2012 Living hands on

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.

2011 Build Your Box

Teaching module where the students use prototyping – cultural artifacts, user observations, sketch, paper modeling and fabrication construction to design and build personal storage spaces for the year ahead in the ‘Living Design’ studio. Production drawings of their own box are handed over to their box buddy (another student) for final production. So they build …

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2011 Living hands on

Teaching experience 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.

Shelf Portraits

Shelf Portraits
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2004.
Ten people were invited to give a selection of objects from their lofts or cellars storage, in exchange for a nominal payment, of about £15. The objects were to fit a shelf 1 meter long, 28 cm high and 15 cm in depth.
These objects were wrapped together with and onto the shelf, creating a shelf as a new object. The form is predicted by the person, the object becomes a portrait of the person.

Objects of Desire

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.

Culture Shrink

Culture Shrink
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.