Digital Handmade

Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution


A revised and updated paperback edition of this survey of international designers and makers working at the intersection of handicrafts and digital technology.


ISBN: 9780500293133 Category:

Lucy Johnston


Speed, regulation and mass production defined the first Industrial Revolution, but we have entered a new era. Today’s revolution has been driven by digital technologies and tools, giving rise to entirely new working methods, skill sets and consumer products. Spearheading this movement is a new generation of creatives who fuse the precision and flexibility of computing and digital fabrication with the skill and tactility of the master artisan to create unexpected and desirable objects and products.

For the first time on a global scale, Digital Handmade selects a group of 80 pioneering designers, artists and craftsmen who represent the best of this new trend. Profiles of each artisan’s techniques are featured alongside the objects they produce, each conceived and made through a multifaceted process of hand and digital means and unique to its maker. Examples range from the affordable and obtainable to the extraordinary and priceless. Welcome to the next industrial revolution.

Additional information

Weight 1156 g
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2017
Number of pages 288
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.1 cm
Weight 1156 g


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