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dc.contributor.author Pandolfo, Berto en_US
dc.contributor.editor Parkes, B. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:13:49Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:13:49Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2005003567 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pandolfo Berto 2005, 'Implied Volume', Global Local; Import Export: Global Influences in Contemporary Design, Australian Centre for Craft and Design, Object Gallery, Sydney; Victoria and Albert Museum, London en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1038-1856 en_US
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16815
dc.description.abstract The Implied Volume series of designs emerged out of research into how voluminous forms can be achieved in object design without the need for complex, costly and restrictive industrial methods. The design outcomes: RAK (coat stand), RIV (magazine rack) and TAV (dining table) were selected for exhibition in Global Local, Object Gallery Sydney, 4 January - 27 Feb 2005 (in conjunction with Import Export at Sydney Opera House). Both exhibitions, curated by Brian Parkes, were part of Sydney Festival 2005. The work was also included in the exhibition, Import Export: Global Influences in Contemporary Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 20 September - 4 December 2005. In object design, complex forms using plywood have been achieved through moulding by designers such as Frank Gehry, Karim Rashid and Jasper Morrison. My investigation was to develop voluminous forms without moulding. To this end I was inspired by the work of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, 20th century human movement scientists from the USA. Wire models they created depicted the action of a specific production assembly line task. These models represented for me a three dimensional line in space that inferred movement, mass and purpose. In maintaining a link to the 'line', I used computer numerical controlled (CNC) technology as an industrial connection. To transform the line into voluminous forms, the methodology of interlocking flat sheet material was incorporated. The project demonstrates that complex and voluminous forms can be achieved using simple construction techniques in combination with technologies that have now become commonplace in small workshops and fabrication businesses. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Australian Centre for Craft and Design en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://basement.craftaustralia.org.au/articles/20041201.php and http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/p/past-exhibitions-and-displays-2005/ en_US
dc.title Implied Volume en_US
dc.parent Global Local; Import Export: Global Influences in Contemporary Design en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Object Gallery, Sydney; Victoria and Albert Museum, London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference OK Accepted HERDC pubs preUTS or unreported en_US
dc.for 120305 en_US
dc.personcode 996006 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Industrial Design en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity 20050104 en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
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dc.staffid 996006 en_US


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