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Collapsible : the genius of space-saving design

Author: Per Mollerup
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first general introduction to collapsibles - objects that, in one way or another, fold out for action and fold up for storage. 'Collapsible' used as a noun is a neologism. This book is the first to use the world to refer to any object that is in some way collapsible, rather than to describe it in terms of that quality. The selection of objects illsutrated in this book are heavily biased towards  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mollerup, Per, 1942-
Collapsible.
San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle, 2001
(OCoLC)606626000
Online version:
Mollerup, Per, 1942-
Collapsible.
San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle, 2001
(OCoLC)608174588
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Per Mollerup
ISBN: 0811832368 9780811832366
OCLC Number: 48808003
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: A strategy for survival --
1. Fold it. A category is born ; Space saving ; Change, mother of invention ; Nature's own method ; The function of collapsibility ; The nons and the quasis --
2. Mechanics. Classifying collapsibility ; Stress ; Folding ; Creasing ; Bellows ; Assembling ; Hinging ; Rolling ; Sliding ; Nesting ; Inflation ; Fanning ; Concertina --
3. Furniture. Mobile functionality ; Stools ; Chairs ; Beds, sofabeds and sofas ; Tables ; Storage furniture.
Responsibility: by Per Mollerup.
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Everything from cameras that collapse to keyboards that curl, Murphy beds, folding scooters, portable showers--they're all here. The first ever of its kind, "Collapsible" is a comprehensive survey of  Read more...

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If you carry an umbrella, have Venetian blinds on your windows or have ever sat in a deck chair, you've visited the land of objects that are Collapsible (Chronicle, 232 pages, $24.95 paper). Danish Read more...

 
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