Kieren Jones


Kieren Jones


Kieren Jones


Natures Manufacturing

8th October 2013

After loving Kieren Jones' volcanic exhibit shown during London Design Festival (see post below) I was delighted to come across the soon to be unveiled project by Formafantasma ‘De Natura Fossilium’.

Similarly to Kieren's project it is an investigation into the culture of lava and its potential use in future production processes.

Looking to the Mount Etna region of Sicily, one of the last active volcanoes in Europe they plan to explore the force of nature and its position in future local manufacturing.

Unfortunately as Formafantasma had embarked on this project before Kieren he has bowed out gracefully, but I don't think this is the last project of this type that we will see emerging as designers look to natures hidden materials and forces to redefine resources and manufacturing.

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