Michael Schmidt about color, surface and material as fourth dimension in design and architecture
"The details are not the details. They make the design." (Ray und Charles Eames)
finish have always been the fourth dimension of product design, architecture
and interior design. They are closely linked with the
material in which these applications are implemented. Without this dimension, the product or architecture is unfinished and
often soulless. Without this dimension, the story is incomplete.
currently experiencing a return to old values and traditional craftsmanship as
a counter-trend to globalisation and digitalisation (e.g. handmade and/or
small-batch glass and ceramic products, but also Michelin-starred cuisine
featuring regional products). At the end of
the day, people are made of flesh and blood – they are analogue beings. They need spaces, materials, finishes and
colour in order to find themselves and be moved. In our homes – and especially in the bathroom – we come into direct
contact with the architecture, the products and their design.
Lecture: The Fourth Dimension in Design and Architecture: Color, Surface and Material
Speaker: Michael Schmidt, code2design
Date: Friday, 15. March 2019, 12:00 pm
Location: Saal Europa, Hall 4.0, ISH Frankfurt/Main
The lecture will be held in German.