De vijf pijlers van design
Handboek over het ontwerpen van gebruiksvoorwerpen
Hans Ansems, Jeroen Van Den Eijnde
Artez Press, 2019
Designers of utensils form the pivot in an interdisciplinary profession. To successfully realize and sell usable designs, they must be able to constantly switch between their own ideas and the knowledge and experience of technicians, constructors, ergonomists, marketers, scientists, producers and consumers. However different designers are, basic knowledge of the five most important Thematic pillars on which each product is built is indispensable: material, construction, function, meaning and market. Knowledge of these pillars helps the designer to critically develop and evaluate his product, but also to answer questions such as the following: “What do I want to make and in what way?”, “What is my fascination?” to the world, and what place do I want to occupy? ”In this book, Jeroen van den Eijnde and Hans Ansems describe how designs came about, how they are constructed, and what the motives, sources of inspiration, questions and preferences of the have been a designer. IN DUTCH!