matali crasset works
by Mike / February 24, 2012
From @matalicrasset, a monograph from @Rizzoli_Books on the work of Matali Crasset, one of France's leading product designers.


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matali crasset works is the first referenced monograph on the work of industrial designer Matali Crasset. The book includes an essay entitled "Matali Crasset Beyond", a set of reviews from design theoretician Alexandra Midal, a preface by the ethnologist Emmanuelle Lallement and an introduction by the curator Zoe Ryan.

The book covers the life of the designer from 1991 to today.

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"Lavishly depicted with more than three hundred sketches, concept renderings, and photographs in a unique and brightly hued book format, the projects are organized thematically, with a special emphasis on materials and process."

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"I believe we can have two outlooks on life, either choose to drift along making life a long uninteresting trip or decide to give thought to our actions and open our horizons. As a designer, taking a stand regarding one of these attitudes seems essential. I've opted for a meaningful life where by shifting my focus, I can question the obvious and introduce other possible situations whilst remaining the driving force and actor of any developments and choices." - Matali Crasset

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Available at Amazon.

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