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DIY Inherit and Carry Fomard to Handmade Spirit

Author LiuPei
Tutor GuanYuDa
School Yunnan University
Course Art
Keywords DIY the spirit of the handmade Heritage Handmade machineproduction
Type Master's thesis
Year 2013
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The spirit of the handmade is opposed to the machine production.Before the machine production, the handmade spirit as a normal form exists in the human emotion world. Since the machine production emerges, it greatly weakened the manual’s position; the handmade spirit began to fade away. The most famous handmade spirit retrospective in the history is the British Arts and Crafts Movement in the19th century. Hundred of the years machine production developed, people began increasingly missing the handmade spirit. But faced with the irreversibility of the machine production, the traditional manual form is clearly can not fit with the development of society. We need to find a new way to heritage the handmade spirit. This form contains both the essence of the handmade spirit, and can fit with the development of society. DIY can partly do it.DIY emerging design trend of the past two decades, it belongs to the post-modernist design system, which allows us to avoid a standardized way of life, which is compensate to the modernist design for long ignored the emotional of human. DIY against machine production stereotyped by simple, easy to grasp the processing and production methods, fuzzy professional designer, make "Everyone became designer" possible, DIY is green design which based on the voices of today’s society to promote energy saving and environmental protection, promote the transformation of old things, and has correct view of industrialization about bring the development of human society, given the emotion to the machine goods by secondary design. This article analysis of the DIY, and the core of the spirit of the handmade, personalized, user-friendly, feel, emotional retrospective and heritage. DIY manner in line with today’s social development for the handmade spirit into the elements of the times, and put forward specific method for the heritage of traditional hand and modern machines products can be development, suggesting us of correct view of our tradition and modernity, so that DIY can heritage the spirit of handmade.

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