A book intended for all creative professionals who rely on materials and technologies architects, designers, stylists, artists and the like, from students to experienced practitioners Materiology is written in a style that conveys a wealth of information in a language thats easy to understand. This book covers everything you always wanted to know about materials and technologies but never expected to find in a single volume. Materiology's comprehensive exploration of materials is divided into four sections:
1. Families of materials: various types of wood, plastic, glass, metal, lighting, etc.
2. Catalogue of materials: 110 catalogue cards that identify various materials, from the most basic substance to the latest cutting-edge innovation.
3. Processes: major methods of processing materials (e.g. injection moulding, extrusion) explained with instructive diagrams.
4. Thinking outside of the box: issues of relevance to any study of materials and technologies, such as ecology and virtual issues.
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