Home' Scoop Homes and Art : SHA 29 Winter 2011 Contents What’s your background? I st udied civil engin eer ing , an d applied these
technical skills to high-end digital film production. The last movie I worked on
was Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, but I got my first job at Weta Digital,
working on The Lord of the Rings, which is when I fell in love with NZ.
Why the switch to ‘reality design’? The digital revolution’s over. The digital
has become part of the cultural fabric. There’s a huge gap to fill between
the flexibility and easy access to information from our digital lives, and the
immutable silence of many things around us. Made on Jupiter develops
products to fill that gap, by doing ‘reality design’ in an eminently digital way.
Has it been frustrating to work within the confines of materials that
actually exist? No. That’s what our brains are wired for. These reality confines
guide you. It’s the infinity of possibilities of the virtual world that frustrates!
What is your design philosophy? I design fro m a digital place. Flex ible,
customisable, an d – I can ’t leave film behind en tirely – whimsical . Ultimately,
I wan t to explore the con cept of open -sou rce hardware, where designs
become pa rt of the co mmon go od. Visit madeonjupiter.com.
Tom K luyskens has ma de the
jump from fa ntasy to rea lity –
switching his caree r from digital
film production to creating plywood
furniture at Made on Jupiter – and
he’s comfor ted by the confi ne s of
the material world.
HE’S WITH THE BAND
David Moreland ’s new Band
shelving system is both minimal
and infi nitely custom isable. There
are four different upright heights
and three shelf widths that can
be built into heaps of different
shap es and sizes with a single
allen key. A variet y of coloured
rubber bands add personality
and softness to the otherwise
hard, minimal design . Prices
start from NZ$1811 ($1330). Visit
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