news
18 November 2015

Christmas gift tip 2015
Do It Yourself

50 of the world’s most exciting designers and visionary artists have devised simple objects that anyone can make at home.

Affordable, accessible and inspirational, this book redefines DIY for the IKEA generation. Each easy-to-make project can be made with basic tools and everyday items.

Every project includes hand-drawn step-by-step illustrations and colour photographs to ensure success. Also provides photographic lists of tools and materials, plus details of the cost and time needed to complete.

With a biography for each designer, the text also reveals the inspiration behind the design.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 270 x 205 mm, 10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in
Pages: 224 pp
Illustrations: 400 colour illustrations
ISBN: 9780714870199

Buy this book at PHAIDON

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news
04 April 2015

CRAFT BRUT
WE WORK ON OUR NEW DIY PROJECT CRAFT BRUT
!!!!COMING SOON!!!!

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news
24 April 2014

NEW link ADDED
INSTUCTION FOR USE

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news
05 August 2013

NEW link ADDED
NOSIGNER OPEN SOURCE FURNITURE



DESIGN: NOSIGNER / PHOTO:HATTA

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news
12 June 2013


NEW link ADDED
HOME MADE MODERN
We likeEP9 Concrete Pendant Lamp
check it

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news
18 May 2013

Our web is part of BIG DIY EXHIBITION MAK WIEN

Nomadic Furniture 3.0

NEW LIBERATED LIVING
WED, 12.06.2013–SUN, 06.10.2013
MAK EXHIBITION HALL
The exhibition takes the current increasing demand for do-it-yourself instructions for furniture and furnishings as an occasion to trace the origins of this movement and pursue them to the present day. The publications Nomadic Furniture 1 and 2 by Victor Papanek and James Hennessey (1973/74) and Enzo Mari‘s Autoprogettazione project (1974) are important references and starting points for depicting the DIY movement as a contemporary phenomenon. Not only have the developmental and production processes in design changed fundamentally since the 1970s, but also the needs and awareness of consumers. At the interface of design, manufacture, and use these alternative design strategies are examined as solutions for socially and ecologically committed design. Partially recreatable furniture and designs by both anonymous and renowned designers will be shown.

Guest Curator Martina Fineder
Curators Sebastian Hackenschmidt, Curator, MAK Furniture and Woodwork Collection, and Thomas Geisler, Curator, MAK Design Collection

Visit!! Nomadic Furniture 3.0


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news
01 May 2013

FAB PARAMETRICAL DESIGN PRODUCTS
its great !!
dby.fab.com


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news
21 January 2013

Very Similar Project to Ours
COME TO VISIT!!
architecturefordogs
//animation is very very similar Yeah!



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news
02 December 2012

WE USED TABLE FROM THIS PROJECT FOR BISTRO 8
COME TO VISIT!!
Bistro 8


Photo by Marek Bartos

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news
02 December 2012

Christmas gift tip 2012 part2

How to construct Rietveld Furniture

How to construct Rietveld furniture documents the best known and most typical furniture designs by Gerrit Rietveld down the smallest detail. The book contains working plans, measurements, detail drawings, lists of materials and instructions for the assembly of each piece, as well as historical information about each one. This new edition is considerably expanded from the 1986 edition. Twelve items of furniture have been added, so that there are now in total 35. In addition to ´highlights´ that were not in the original edition, such as the famous but complicated 1919 buffet, less well-known items have also been added, including several pieces from Rietveld´s own ´furniture you can make yourself´ series. This book makes a wide range of Rietveld furniture available for the home constructor, including various chairs (of course including the famous Red-Blue), tables and side tables, bookcases, children´s furniture, benches, lamps, desks and a stacking sectional cabinet. In constructing Rietveld´s furniture designs for yourself, one moves through the proportions, stability, joining techniques and assembly order from the smallest knob to the sculptural qualities of the ultimate furniture, in the same way that making, sitting in and looking at furniture were linked with each other when Rietveld made them.

Buy this book at copyrightbookshop

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news
02 December 2012

Christmas gift tip 2012

OPEN DESIGN NOW

Open Design Now
Why design cannot remain exclusive

In design(ing) there is a revolution ongoing that is triggered by an emerging networked community that is sharing digital information about physical products and the ubiquitous availability of production tools and facilities. It transforms design into an open discipline, in which designs are shared and innovation of a large diversity of products is a collaborative and world spanning process.

Open Design Now covers these issues:
Overview of Open Design: practices, tools, licensing systems
As Open Design is a way of designing everyone can participate in, what are emerging practices that facilitate it? what are the tools, existing and needed, to make it happen (physical tools, digital tools, legal tools)?
Underlying principles of Open Design:
Networked tools for distributed physical production, the understanding of the commons as an elementary resource for cultural production, etc.
Implications of Open Design:
What effect does Open Design have on designing, artistic expression and creative processes? on the relationship of producer and consumer? on design business? on society at large?

Open Design Now includes essays, cases and visuals on various issues of Open Design, and it includes practical guidelines for designers, design educators and policy makers to get started with Open Design.

A collaborative effort of Creative Commons Netherlands , Premsela, Dutch Platform for Design, and Fashion and Waag Society.

BUY this book at bispublishers

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news
02 November 2012

NEW link ADDED
NIT by Adrian Candela
check it

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news
02 March 2012

NEW link ADDED
OPEN DESIGN by Ronen Kadushin
We like his Italic shelf
check it

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news
21 February 2012

NEW link ADDED
Lindsey Adelman chandeliers
check it

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news
16 February 2012

VINTAGE DIY
Furniture in 24 Hours, by Spiros Zakas, 1970

View this book at FLICKR by OUNO
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news
22 December 2011

NEW link ADDED
Collection of furniture Mikado
check it

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22 December 2011

Christmas gift tip

DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide
Christopher Stuart

Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch.

Along with designs for seating and storage, the book also features projects for making your own bed, wardrobe, lighting and garden furniture. Each project features hand-drawn diagrams with short, easy-to-follow instructions on how to build the piece.

All the projects can be easily assembled using common materials to be found at the local hardware store, allowing the reader to create unique designer pieces at a fraction of the normal cost. Brief biographies of all the featured designers are included at the end of the book.

BUY this book at http://www.laurenceking.com

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news
10 October 2011

BIRDHOUSE IS AVAILABLE NOW!

/check DIY section

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news
12 July 2011

NEW link ADDED
The Four Hour Chair
check it

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news
12 July 2011

Droog answer

We are still working on the project and would like to go live with the platform by the end of this year.

If you want to get updated, please subscribe to our newsletter!

Kind regards,

Lotte van Grimbergen

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news
06 May 2011

Droog follow our IDEA

Now we are very happy, because design star company
Droog presented during the Salone del Mobile in Milan in 2011 Design for download >>>It is ours idea since 2009,
it is great to see that we have started a new trend in product design
but unfortunately is not posible download the products on droog website.
WHY? /we ask droog via email and now waiting for answer/

check droog project

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news
07 April 2011

Graphics of our project presented in IdN magazine


BUY IT!IdN

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news
14 October 2010

STROBILE PENDANT LIGHT IS AVAILABLE NOW!

/check DIY section

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news
13 October 2010

Do-It-Yourself.cz project in Vlastni cestou Magazine by Bernard

download

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news
19 August 2010

NEW PRODUCT COMMING SOON

bird box


strobile light

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news
05 April 2010

We apend new section - Links
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05 April 2010

We are part of DOX exhibition FREE CULTURE
Check It!


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03 March 2010

DIY project exhibition at POPOUT
COME TO VISIT US!


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news
12 February 2010

Video about ours project on ARTYCOK.TV


Get flash to see this player.

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news
12 February 2010

Video presentation of Craftdesign exhibition by okolo in exhibition section
CHECK IT!


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04 February 2010

some photos from ours exhibition is added in exhibition section
CHECK IT!


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news
05 December 2009

Stool from ours collection is part of CraftDesign by OKOLO


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news
02 December 2009

COME TO VISIT
do-it-yourself exhibition at Vernon Project Gallery
11.12.2009 - 29.01.2010
Hermanova 12, Prague 7, Czech Republic

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news
28 October 2009

Czech national prize for student design

! VOTE FOR US HERE!

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news
20 August 2009

TOOLS & TIP notebooks published

/check DIY section


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16 July 2009

We apend new section - promotion

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news
13 July 2009

WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOURS DIY IDEAS NOW
for more information send email to us info /at/ aakkforever /dot/ org
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13 July 2009


We launch this site
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