Rough Sketches To 3D, Ready For Production
Designer Maarten Baptist has readied a set of dinner-ware for production, entirely skipping the process that smooths and perfects the design between the rough sketch and production. Stating that today’s utensils are too refined and “starting to look more and more alike”, his solution was to produce dinner-service with hand-drawn imperfections.
It is unique because the sketch is no longer the point of departure, but also the finishing point of the design process. Purely because the signature of the maker can literally be seen in the end product.
Considering how much computers simplify design processes, the deliberate oxymoron of imperfect production is sort of refreshing…much like the trend of grungy web-site design.