Do It Yourself
Do It Yourself collects 50 simple, beautiful projects by the world's best designers and artists, any of which can be made at home with basic tools and everyday items. The book features designers and artists from all over the globe and from a variety of disciplines, including Konstantin Grcic, Rafael Horzon, Hella Jongerius, and Ai Weiwei. Each project is illustrated with full color photographs of the finished piece and all tools and materials required to make it, in addition to hand-drawn illustrations for the step-by-step instructions. The total price of materials and time to complete is also provided. Text for each object describes the design concept and gives a bio for the designer. This book offers readers affordable access to world-class design as well as hours of fun. It will improve the perception of DIY and inspire young designers for years to come.