Open Design Now is published as a book, and available for sale since June 2 2011. Since then content was gradually made available for free until 12-12-2012. Now all content is available here, usable for free under a creative commons license.
Newly opened contents in Open Design Now:
(Un)Limited Design contest Openness in Vitro Maria Neicu Openness is no longer only seen in the context of open software; it has become a broadly applicable concept, carried by the digital in the analogue world. Design tools are in user’s … Continue reading
(Un)Limited Design contest Experimenting with Open Design Bas van Abel Open design covers an extensive area and its contours are not yet clearly defined, making it difficult for designers to come to grips with the developments. One of the most tangible open … Continue reading
Thingiverse How the Internet, Sharing and Digital Fabrication are Enabling a New Wave of Open Source Hardware Zach Smith Thingiverse.com was started on a lazy Saturday afternoon in late October 2008. I was at the local hackerspace, NYC Resistor, with … Continue reading
Open design can be employed to develop a critical perspective on the current institutions, practices and norms of society, and to reconnect materiality and morality. Matt Ratto introduces ‘critical making’ as processes of material and conceptual exploration and creation of … Continue reading
Automated production processes have become so refined that it has become virtually impossible for enthusiasts to re-engineer microscopic parts of machines. That sets limits on to how open an open design can be, for instance if it comes to open … Continue reading
TEMPLATE CULTURE: FORM FOLLOWS FORMAT, MANIPULATED WEBSITE SCREENSHOTS BY HENDRIKJAN GRIEVINK SOCIAL MESSAGING PLATFORM TEMPLATE ENTERTAINMENT PLATFORM WEBSITE TEMPLATE COLLABORATIVE ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA TEMPLATE SOCIAL NETWORK WEBSITE TEMPLATE COLLABORATIVE ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA TEMPLATE SEARCH ENGINE TEMPLATE SWEDISH FURNITURE STORE WEBSITE TEMPLATE ONLINE … Continue reading