The act of sketching and crafting by hand have long been powerful tools to articulate ideas and capture design intent. Somewhere between hand and material lies an intuition and embodied ‘knowing’ that has cultivated distinct imprints and ways of working for architects, artists and designers. The art of making illustrates a fundamental process to describe two-dimensional or three-dimensional form. What does it mean to produce by hand in an era driven by digital mark-making, and when does one draw the line between work-in-progress and a finished piece?
This April, PROCESS examines analogue methods of expressing spatial concepts. Four speakers unpack their respective processes of drawing, model-making, tapestry and illustration, and examine the potency of putting pen to paper, thought to form, and iteration to concept.