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Description - One Hundred - an Experiment on Myself A Designer's Reckoning with Things by Moritz Grund

Can you live your life with just one hundred things? That is the question that product designer Mortiz Grund asks in One Hundred, the winner of the prestigious Wilhelm Braun Feldweg award for critical writing in the field of design. Grund, a co founder of Berlins Sustainable Design Center, chose just one hundred personal items as a starting point for intelligent observations on products, relationships, and meaning in the everyday world. His living experiment lasted seven years and is documented here in a thoughtful collage of notes, observations, stories and other texts. Equal parts sustainable manifesto, performance art and design philosophy, One Hundred asks what design really means in the age of consumption.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783721208528
ISBN-10: 3721208528
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 197mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Niggli Verlag
Publisher: Niggli Verlag
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2012
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Moritz Grund

Moritz Grund b.1980, initially qualified as a media designer. After his community service he became an assistant in technical communications. While studying product design at the University of the Arts in Berlin (2004 2010), he worked as a freelance graphic designer. In 2007 he participated in founding the Forum for Sustainable Design at the International Design Centre Berlin and in 2009 became a co-founder of the SUSTAINABLE DESIGN CENTER e.V., where he is now a member of the executive board. He lives as a freelance author, consultant and product designer in Berlin.