WWMNA: Creative And Deliberately Faulty Manufacturing [Pics]

WWMNA: Creative And Deliberately Faulty Manufacturing [Pics]
Design

An experiment asked workers at factories to intentionally create a mistake in a product, and the results were fascinating.

Regine Debatty
  • 18 november 2011

Earlier this year, Jeremy Hutchison sent emails to manufacturers around the world, asking them to produce a fairly simple and common item. He added a special requirement though: the product had to be imperfect, come with an intentional error. Moreover, the worker was in charge of deciding which kind of error, malfunction or fault he would add to the good. The artist reassured the factory that, whatever the result, he would pay for the faulty object.

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