Articles and links about the design process
by Thibaut Sailly
On top of the pleasure to discover Charles and Ray Eames moving and talking, here are two quotes I found interesting, regarding the design practice :
This is the sixth post about a cell phone design project that started here.
Considering the amount of time I could allow in modeling, I had to make a choice between the solutions that were presented before. The Mies track and the leather track were, to me at least, the most interesting solutions.
This is the fifth post about a cell phone design project that started here.
Materials and finishes.
As much as the shape of an object, materials and finishes determines its personality. Stiffness, reliability, simplicity should then be the attributes of the material used in this case. Economics are usually also driving the choice of a particular material over another, but as this is some sort of a dream project, we'll stay pretty vague and just say that that a thermoplastic is the most appropriate material for this kind of object.