Source Material presents objects and keepsakes that have had a pivotal effect on the work of around 60 creative minds from the fields of architecture, art, cuisine, design, fashion, film and music. Found within the contributors' everyday working or living environments, these objects represent stepping stones for the creative mind. Source Material is an exploration of how the creative process is informed by the legacy of material culture, but also an affirmation of the potential of an object to reflect and nurture the human spirit. Included are objects by K.K. Barrett, Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec, Santi Caleca, David Chipperfield, Carter Cleveland, Ilse Crawford, Cecilia Dean, Thomas Demand, Michelle Elie, Frida Escobedo, Naoto Fukasawa, Kersten Geers & David Van Severen, Zoe Ghertner, Konstantin Grcic, Klaus Hackl, Gabrielle Hamilton, Jamie Hayon, Edwin Heathcote, Takeshi Homma, Freddie Janssen, Nicholas Lander, Italo Lupi, Michael Maharam, Mike Meiré, Mike Mills, Jasper Morrison, Pernilla Ohrstedt, Jonathan Olivares, Sonya Park, Mark Parker, Harsh Patel, Signe Persson-Melin, Witold Rybczynski, Inga Sempé, Shirana Shahbazi, Andrew Stafford, Massimo Torrigiani, Jean Touitou, Marco Velardi, Justin Vernon, Wendy Yao (Owner and founder of Ooga Booga) and many others.
Published by Vitra Design Museum.