Smart Surfaces and their Application in Architecture and Design
July 2009 - Art direction: onlab, Nicolas Bourquin, Thibaud Tissot
Layout: onlab, Maike Hamacher, Barbara Hoffmann, Matthias Hübner
Illustrations and linocuts: onlab, Nicolas Bourquin, Marte Meling Enoksen, Maike Hamacher, Matthias Hübner
Project coordination: onlab, Judith Wimmer
Editor: Thorsten Klooster
Authors: Niels Boing, Simon Davis, Thorsten Klooster, Almut Seeger
Published by: Birkhäuser
Book, 184 pages, 17 x 24 cm, 460 illustrations (230 in color), softcover
ISBN: 978-3-7643-8812-6 (english), ISBN: 978-3-7643-8811-9 (german)
A limited editon of linoprints was produced during the book launch of "Smart Surfaces and their Application in Architecture and Design", on July 2nd 2009, from 18:30-22:00 at Modulor Haus, Berlin.
"The thing’s hollow – it goes on forever – and – oh my God – it’s full of stars!"
(Arthur C. Clarke, 2001 – A Space Odyssey)
The design reflects this paradigm shift by introducing linocuts to illustrate high-tech surface innovations. The linocuts were developed and produced (cut by hand and mechanically) for the book to visualize components, processes, production methods or application of diverse surfaces.