A recalled dialogue from some time ago:
Martino: I will make 100 chairs.
Åbäke: What, the same one 100 times?
Martino: No, they will be different. They’ll be actual-size 3D sketching, somehow, you know, instead of drawing on a piece of paper.
Åbäke: Sounds great. Do it in 100 days then.
Edited by designer Martino Gamper, this book—a classic of 21st-century design—was first published in 2007 by Dent-De-Leone, followed by a 2nd revised edition in 2010, a 3rd pocket edition in 2012, and a 4th edition 2016. It features graphic design by Åbäke and photography by Amendolagine Barracchia, Hugh Findletar, Brian Franczyk, Martino Gamper, Anne Heslop, Marcus Leith, Angus Mills, Andrea Pozza, Project, Wolfgang Träger, Francis Ware and Åbäke. Texts are by Emily King, Kate Kilalea, Alx Rich, Deyan Sudjic, Michael Marriott, Ron Arad, Martino Gamper, Åbäke, and Kajsa Ståhl. This book is a softcover with 100 pages; copyright © the authors.