Research and Work Philosophy
Human most often aim for perfection. We build machines which achieve a high level of perfection, and we create environments which lower the risk of mistakes. But what happens when imperfection is a wanted part of the process and becomes a part the perfect out?
For three moth I have been experimenting with imperfections and how to design a setting which embrace and foster imperfections in a design process. I have taught myself to throw clay, and in collaboration with Rick Maarsen I have made a portable pottery wheel.
The design is based on my observations during the learning process of throwing clay. I discovered how time and surroundings affected my outcome. By changing the surrounds, you affect the process of making and thereby evoke imperfection of the outcome.
The process, making and thought has been documented at: