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Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations

Introduction: Materials and Design

PART I: MATERIALS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Chapter 1. On the Materials of Mats
Chapter 2. Materials on the Move
Chapter 3. What’s in a Plant Leaf?

PART II: MATERIALS: DESIGN: TRANSFORMATION

Chapter 4. Of Canoes and Troughs
Chapter 5. Enclosures and Disclosures

PART III: MATERIAL FUTURES

Chapter 6. Returning Cultural Knowledge in a Digital Design Context
Chapter 7. Material Histories and the Changing Nature of Museum Collections

Conclusion: Towards a New Understanding of Materiality

Bibliography
Index

How Materials Matter

Design, Innovation and Materiality in the Pacific

Graeme Were

212 pages, 19 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-201-4 Hb Published (March 2019)

eISBN 978-1-78920-202-1 eBook