Handmade 2016: the sketchbook

Handmade 2016: the sketchbook

Wallpaper* Handmade is packed with strokes of genius. A design happens in the act of sketching and modelling, a thinking out loud, a reverse engineering. For Handmade, built on new and sometimes unlikely creative partnerships, these workings-out carry an extra charge. Here is a selection of Handmade 2016’s most revealing prep and plotting...

‘Butler’ stand
David Chipperfield, E15 and AHEC

Crafted from American willow, the stand includes a luggage rest, rail, seat, drawers, shoe storage and mirror, making it an all-in-one solution for efficient unpacking

Jumpsuit
Alfredo Häberli and Cerruti 1881

’I found inspiration in the precise cuts of airplane fuselage fairings, and the details on the body of a Gran Turismo [car], and tried to transfer them into a modern sewing pattern,’ says Häberli. Helping create his futuristic jumpsuit, a comfortable but tailored take on the classic racing suit, was Italian fashion house Cerruti 1881 and its chief creative officer Jason Basmajian

Tea and coffee glassware
Jenkins&Uhnger and Ichendorf Milano

Taking inspiration from Japanese tea ceremonies, Jenkins&Uhnger chose to focus on the ritual of decanting tea or coffee into a cup. The transparent glass vessel, manufactured by Ichendorf Milano, incorporates negative space between an inner and outer layer, placing emphasis on the pouring itself and keeping the exterior cool to the touch

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