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Materiology. The Creative Industry's Guide to Materials and Technologies | Daniel Kula, Élodie Ternaux | 9783038212546

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Materiology

The Creative Industry's Guide to Materials and Technologies

Author:Daniel Kula, Élodie Ternaux

Publisher:Birkhäuser

ISBN: 978-3-03821-254-6

  • Paperback
  • English
  • 378 Pages
  • Oct 21, 2013

The book Materiology. The Creative Industry's Guide to Materials and Technologies is directed at all those who are interested in materials and in working with materials: from architects, production designers, and stylists to artists: a handbook for students and new professionals as well as for experienced professionals, written in a clear, understandable style.

In four chapters, Materiology. The Creative Industry's Guide offers an overview of the different kinds, processing, and use of materials:

1. Material families: from wood, metal, and plastics to light.
2. Material catalog: over 120 material cards, from basic materials to the latest innovations.
3. Processes: The basics of material processing (spray molds, extrusion, and so on) are presented in a clear manner using numerous diagrams.
4. Thinking ahead: from new processing and use possibilities to questions concerning environmental protection and virtual reality.

The book Materiology. The Creative Industry's Guide to Materials and Technologies is directed at all those who are interested in materials and in working with materials: from architects, production designers, and stylists to artists: a handbook for students and new professionals as well as for experienced professionals, written in a clear, understandable style.

In four chapters, Materiology. The Creative Industry's Guide offers an overview of the different kinds, processing, and use of materials:

1. Material families: from wood, metal, and plastics to light.
2. Material catalog: over 120 material cards, from basic materials to the latest innovations.
3. Processes: The basics of material processing (spray molds, extrusion, and so on) are presented in a clear manner using numerous diagrams.
4. Thinking ahead: from new processing and use possibilities to questions concerning environmental protection and virtual reality.

A prospectus addresses the issues that will be relevant in the future for material development and material use.
The second edition has a further 18 material cards and focuses on the challenges of sustainability in design and architecture.

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