Material, Design and Creation by Bentu
- An insight into the Chinese designer Xu Gang and the earth-conscious, innovative design brand he helped found, Bentu
- Explores the company's contemporary design aesthetic alongside their emphasis on sustainability and reuse of materials
Bentu is an award-winning, cutting-edge Chinese design company founded in 2011. It is known for innovative and engaged product and lighting design and manufacturing, with an emphasis on day-to-day functionality and attention to raw materials. The design teams have experimented extensively with the detritus of industry, including concrete, ceramic, metal and plastic pipes, and terrazzo.
In this beautifully photographed book, the evolution of a product is shown, more than told. A stunning series of photos of raw materials and work sites follows the process from beginning to end, creating a visual storyline of environmental impact, innovative design, sustainability, reusability, local sourcing, and usage.
- ACC Art Books
- 2nd Oct 2020
- 240 mm x 190 mm
- 384 Pages
- 263 color, 65 b&w