PIG Christien Meindertsma with Julie Joliat. PIG – The growing concern for the world’s environment (hotly debated last month. 29 Aug Named after a real pig, which was tagged with the number and which was raised on a Dutch farm, the book explains how pig products. PIG has 43 ratings and 5 reviews. Ruby said: Holy fuck. Just saw this referenced on QI. I had no idea pig bits were used in so many things: flour i.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Books by Christien Meindertsma. Dutch artist and designer. Etienne Stekelenburg rated it it was amazing May 18, If only all resources were managed as well as the distribution of that piggy’s bits and pieces. Joyce rated it really liked it Jan 07, That single animal, Meindertsma found, contributed to a mind-boggling number of products — items in all, from chewing gum to bone china.
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Why die in vain? Any designer or design student from the Midwest or Southwest U. Vanien rated it it was amazing Mar 01, I had no idea things such as gum or train brakes were partially made with pig parts. I have to confess I couldn’t get past the typo in the first pigg Paperbackpages. But at the same time, I suppose if the pig is going to be slaughtered anyway for food, you might as well get as much use of the pigs sacrificed life as you can!
I can’t decide if this story makes me sad or intrigued. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Christine rated it it was amazing Aug 28, An extensive collection of photographic images has been assembled that document the mind-boggling array of various products that different parts of an anonymous pig called could support.
Jane Margoliesa writer and 00549 based in New York, reports on design, travel, books and trends for magazines and The New York Times. Lynn rated it really liked it Jun 29, Casey Anderson rated it it was amazing Jul 20, There’s even pig blood in the cigarette filter currently between my lips.
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To follow up on Marcus Gus’s comment: Jun 13, Jane Bresnan rated it it was amazing. What Meindertsma and Joliat so elegantly illustrate is the level of disconnect, physically and psychologically, consumers have from the production of objects we use on a daily basis. Lists with This Book. Meindertsma, a year-old graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven and a resident of Rotterdam, says the idea for her project sprang from her interest in raw materials.
Also did you know this is the first time an Index Award has been given out for a piece of communication design? Christien Meindertsma with Julie Joliat.
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Meindertsma hopes that these new designs will do what Pig has already accomplished: In a complex and globalized world it has become increasingly difficult to trace the lines that link raw materials with producers, products and consumers.
Feb 25, Germancho rated it it was amazing. But when Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma traced what happened to the body parts of a specific commercially raised pig, she discovered a lot more than packaged meat. Alexandra rated it it was amazing Sep 12, After doing preliminary research, she realized that investigating the products derived from a pig might be more intriguing.
I had no idea pig bits were used in so many things: After its slaughter, Meindertsma discovered that the single pig was used in different products, all of which are pictured in her book. Renewing the Riverfront Report on an exhibition showcasing efforts to revitalize a derelict patch of Brattleboro, Vermont.
In addition, calcium from the bones was used to fortify yogurt. Rob rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Katalin Eisenberg rated it really liked it Sep 27, Oscar Salguero rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Allie Pisarro-grant rated it it was amazing Jan 26, If I can get a copy of it She zeroed in on a random pig, one owned by a farmer she knew. Reading this makes me wonder if pig blood is really necessary to put into cigarette filters – does it really make the filter that much better?
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Or that hemoglobin from pig blood is used in cigarette filters? PETA followers certainly wouldn’t approve of all the products a pig help produce Lien rated it it was amazing May 17, An extensive collection of photographic images has been assembled that document the mind-boggling array of various pr In a complex and globalized 050049 it has become increasingly difficult to trace the lines that link raw materials with producers, products and consumers.
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