Goods 2 features the detailed story of sixty iconic interior products from well-known designers and manufacturers from around the world. The designer furniture items are analyzed from their initial sketch to final realization. Furnishings for the office, bathroom, kitchen, or bedroom are featured—including doors, tables, wall coverings, lighting, seating, storage, and much more. And that’s not all. This book also shows international reference projects that beautifully illustrate contemporary interiors where the product have been used successfully.
Each product is showcased on eight pages, with step-by-step descriptions to show how the furniture or products is designed and made, as well as profiles of the manufacturer and the associated designers giving the full story of how each product came into being. Conceptual design sketches, studies, technical drawings, and photography of the prototypes and the manufacturing process—alongside a clear description—explain exactly how the product is designed and manufactured. Photography showcasing the final product and interiors where the furnishings are used completes the picture.
The included brands are selected from all over the world and feature the likes of Armstrong, Gaggenau, Hansgrohe, Herman Miller, Moooi, Vitra, and Zumtobel. Featured associated designers include BarberOsgerby, Jean-Marie Massaud, Patricia Urquiola, Porsche Design Studio, and Yves Behar. This book offers exclusive insight into the working relationships of world-renowned brands and design studios. Goods 2 explains the design and manufacturing processes in equal measure, as well as the actual use of the product, making it indispensable for anyone in the design industry, from interior designer to manufacturer, and from architect to product designer.