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Week 13 - Tutorial Presentations

Some links to follow up on the tutorials:


"Marimekko is a colourful vision, and a very Finnish one. Founded 1951 in Helsinki by Armi and Viljo Ratia, the bold Marimekko textiles and clothes were a radical shift in style, driven by a team of groundbreaking designers". marimekko.co.uk

Isamu Noguchi:

"The art of stone in a Japanese garden is that of placement. Its ideal does not deviate from that of nature... But I am also a sculptor of the West. I place my mark and do not hide."

Isamu Noguchi was a sculptor, designer, architect, and craftsman. Throughout his life he struggled to see, alter, and recreate his natural surroundings. His gardens and fountains were transformations meant to bring out the beauty their locations had always possessed. His large abstract stone sculptures were both majestic and personal. He believed that through sculpture and architecture, one could better understand the struggle with nature. It is that search for understanding which brings together his many and varied works. pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/noguchi_i.html

Stefano Giovannoni:

Italian designer, has done some very cute work for Alessi.

Tutorials Scheduled 27/10/04:

12:00 Michael D
12:15 Matt O
12:30 Haruko W - propaganda
12:45 Brian C - alessi
13:00 Mark C - Daniel Libeskind
13:15 James C
13:30 vacant
13:45 Ivana - Ferdinand Porsche
14:00 Kanako - Stefano Giovannoni
14:15 Kirrill

Let me know your Designer/Subject and I'll add 'em onto here so you don't all do the same thing :)

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retrokat.com quite nice sites

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