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aug 14, 2008

inside the designer's sketchbook

the sketchbook of alberto meda

‘detour: the moleskine city notebook experience’ is a project which was previously exhibited in paris, new york and london. the well-known notebook maker moleskine gave 70 of their notebooks to an international selection of artists, writers, thinkers and designers. the exhibition displayed what each of them did with the project. while the exhibitions are over, we thought we would highlight some of the designers and architects selected. after all, it isn’t very often you get a glimpse into the sketchbooks of today’s top designers.

http://detour.moleskinecity.com

sketchbooks clockwise from top left: marti guixé, constantin boym, ron arad & massimiliano fuksas

the sketchbook of michael graves

the sketchbook of ron arad

the sketchbook of marti guixé

the sketchbook of alberto meda

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