Design Mass: Reviewing the promise of technological determinism


What fulfils our world? Technology? Aesthetics? The industry rushes forth, developing new technologies that we are accordingly expected to acquire. Designers make these nice, as even iPod’s are gentle to our senses. Despite all of this: what do we really need? Beauty... technological extensions of our body... what do we need? Theoreticians Florian Schneider (Germany), Koert van Mensvoort (Netherlands) and Koen Vermeir (Belgium) reconsider these questions.

110 pages, 110 x 180 mm, softcover, Onomatopee (Eindhoven).