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Do It Yourself : 50 Projects by Designers and Artists (Hardcover) (Thomas Bu00e4rnthaler)
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50 of the world's most exciting designers and visionary artists have devised simple objects that anyone can make at home. DIY gets a designer makeover. Do it Yourself brings an Ai WeiWei original into every home, a Patricia Urquiola chair and a Ross Lovegrove table. No longer restricted to exclusive showrooms, galleries or the world's leading museums, over 50 of the world's most exciting designers and visionary artists have created simple objects for anyone to make at home. From lamps and tables to toys and chairs, all items can be constructed using basic tools and everyday items, making designer classics from the everyday. Step by step photography and illustrations provide clear instruction while detailed lists of tools, cost and time required provide practical support. 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.With a biography for each designer, the text also reveals the inspiration behind the design.