Threading Machine: Anton Alvarez

Swedish-Chilean designer Anton Alvarez has invented an ingenious process to join objects. The thread wrapping machine can join large and small objects in different materials and make them into something new. Craft – design – art.

A recent graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Design Products MA, Alvarez originally studied fine art and cabinetmaking before completing an Interior Architecture and Furniture Design course at Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Craft and Design in Stockholm. Alvarez’s work focuses on the design of systems and the creation of tools and processes for producing products. Alvarez work has been exhibited internationally, including at MUDAC, the Design Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. > MORE

Anton Alvarez: The Thread Wrapping Machine
Editor:    Julie Cirelli
Designed by:    Aron Kulander-Östling
Photographs by:    Märta Thisner, Gustav Almestål, Casper Sejersen
Text by:    Andreas Nobel, Julie Cirelli
Foreword by:    Richard Wenthworth
ISBN:    9789187543524
Publisher:    Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    176
Illustrations:    in colour
Width x height:    165 x 240 (mm)
Binding:    hardcover
Weight:    870 g

Exhibition:    Gustavsbergs konsthall 2014

More about the machine on the official website of Anton Alvarez:

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