Polderceramics

Week 03 28.10.2016 INNOVATIVE PROCESSES ● Pick an artist, designer or even a manufacturer who uses natural materials in an interesting way. ● Make sure your research is newsworthy – pick a project from the last 6-8 months. (Look at Dutch Design Week, Milan Design Week or find another influential design show) ● Analyse why you are drawn to their work in terms of the materials and process they use. ● Consider the pros and cons of this method of production. ● Consider the wider movement in design that is spurring designers and manufacturers to consider natural processes and materials. e.g environmental responsibility.

 

I was drawn to this product because they “…Make tableware so that the vegetables prepared for dinner could be served from vessels made from the soil they came out of.” Lonny Van Ryswyck, American Craft

I like the cyclical effect of the process results in the vegetation that grew in the The whole thing going full circle get back to the way it start from thats why i choose completing the cycle of the presentation of the product and the ethics comforting something that you real sure about that

its never going to be practical

Its practical but you need to know skills ability to make them but same time because there is not any high tech

with no retail elements there is no impact on environment with distribution

I love the cyclical effect that the comes with the vegetables being served in a bowl made from the same soil in which the vegetable had grown…

I love the cyclical effect that the comes with the vegetables being served in a bowl that was made from the same soil in which the vegetable had grown…
It uses primitive skills and processes and I like that the its key ingredient for practical reasons can never be processed on a grand scale. It gives the product uniqueness, local to that area only.
These days we live in bigger and bigger cities with less access to nature, in addition we also have a greater awareness of our impact on it.  As a result we bring nature into our homes and an increased consciousness of the environment means we seek reassurance from our choices and purchases.  Choosing sustainability feels good.
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Related: http://www.ateliernl.com/projects/polderceramics
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