Design Hunter Book Club: Made by Hand

What is the value of that which is made by hand? This is the question explored in this little book, which will leave you yearning for an object, accessory or piece of attire that is crafted especially for you.

05 Sep 2014

 
Made-by-Hand-cover

 

Title:
Made by Hand: contemporary makers, traditional practices

Editor:
Leanne Hayman & Nick Warner

Size:
202 pages, softcover,180 x 240mm, 623g

Publisher:
Black Dog Publishing

Contents:
“Art, design, fashion, history, photography, theory and things”. Meet master craftsmen in such diverse fields as shoemaking, bicycle building, blade smithing, cosmetics and many more.

Key themes:
Handmade, The Slow movement, bespoke, ecology, preservation of culture and craft.

 
The-Woodworker-Nic-Webb-3-photograph-by-Nick-Warner

 

“We want to have less stuff, and the stuff we choose to surround ourselves with to hold more meaning” – page132

 
The-Woodworker-Nic-Webb-2-photograph-by-Nick-Warner

 

Notable inclusions from the Region:
Claire Best handmade shoes, Melbourne, Australia
Shoemaker

Michael O’Brien, Oamaru, New Zealand
Stationer
youtube.com

Magno, Java, Indonesia
Gadget maker

Add to your collection/library:
Black Dog Online

RRP:
US$24.95

 


The-Shoemaker-Alexander-Reed-photograph-by-Jack-Taylor-Gotch

The-Sartorialist,-For-Holding-Up-the-Trousers-3-photograph-by-Martin-Pedersen

The-Sartorialist-For-Holding-Up-the-Trousers-2-photograph-by-Martin-Pedersen

Musical-Instrument-Maker-Andreas-Hudelmayer2-photograph-Nick-Warner

Musical-Instrument-Maker-Andreas-Hudelmayer-photograph-Nick-Warner


Photography by Nick Warner, Jack Taylor Gotch, Martin Pedersen.