Fabrication: The Designers Guide
Pete Silver, Will McLean, Simon Veglio and Samantha Hardingham

Published February 2006 by Elsevier
183 pp
220 x 220 mm
ISBN 9780750665582

Foreword by Ben Morris

Packed with stunning images this is an indispensable visual guide illustrating and explaining fabrication processes and material transformation. Providing a documentary of an eclectic range of fabrication techniques, this is the ideal reference for designers who wish to learn more about specific materials and material production technologies.

Featuring the work of 12 fabricators based in the UK, the case studies displayed range from manufacture of complex wire rope, the processes of metal spinning, large-scale composite casting, to computer controlled sheet metal fabrication.