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Holt, Steven, 1957-
Blobjects & beyond : the new fluidity in design / by Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt Skov ; with essays by Phil Patton and Bruce Sterling
Alternate Title Blobjects and beyond
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  NK1390 .H64 2005    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Design -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
Design -- History -- 21st century -- Exhibitions
Form (Aesthetics) -- Exhibitions
Physical Description 248 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the San Jose Museum in Feb., 2005
Includes index
Contents Introduction: A growing fascination with fluid form / Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt Skov -- [Part 1] Proto-blobjects : Twentieth-century roots of organic form / Phil Patton -- The blobject begins to take shape / Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt Skov -- [Part 2] Blobjects : The look and feel of optimism / Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt Skov -- The kandy-kolored blobject / Bruce Sterling -- Fluid blobs in motion / Steven Skov Holt -- Beach rocks / Mara Holt Skov -- Trans/parent, trans/lucent, trans/formed / Mara Holt Skov -- Chromified blobjects / Bruce Sterling -- Tiny technoblobjects / Mara Holt Skov -- From the human form flows fluidity / Steven Skov Holt -- Design for the banal: toothbrushes / Mara Holt Skov -- Cutensils / Phil Patton -- [Part 3] Beyond the blobject : The new direction of the dark curve / Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt Skov -- Don't fuck with me / Steven Skov Holt -- Bio/exo/derma / Phil Patton -- Meta-blobs / Mara Holt Skov -- The blob morphs and mutates out of control / Steven Skov Holt
Note Also issued online
Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Skov, Mara Holt
San Jose Museum of Art

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