Things Come Apart



Welcome To Todd McLellan S Unique Photographic Vision Of The Material World Fifty Design Classics Arranged First By Size And Then By Intricacy Are Beautifully Displayed, Piece By Piece, Exploding In Midair And Dissected In Real Time, Frame By Frame Video Stills This Book Makes Visible The Inner Workings Of Some Of The World S Most Iconic Designs From SLR Camera To Mantel Clock To Espresso Machine, From IPad To Bicycle To Grand Piano, Every Single Component Of Each Object Is Revealed These Disassembled Objects Show That Even The Most Intricate Of Modern Technologies Can Be Broken Down And Understood, While Beautifully Illustrating The Quality And Elegance Of Older Designs Stunning Photography Is Interspersed With Essays By Notable Figures From The Worlds Of Restoration, DIY, And Design Innovation Who Discuss Historical Examples Of Teardowns, Disassembly, And Reverse Engineering Each Photograph Is Itself A Work Of Art And Offers A Reinterpretation Of Our Familiar World They Connect People With The Child Like Joy Of Taking Something Apart To See How It Works And Will Appeal To Anyone With A Curiosity About The Material World.Things Come Apart

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  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • Things Come Apart
  • Todd McLellan
  • English
  • 05 June 2017
  • 0500516766

10 thoughts on “Things Come Apart

  1. says:

    Who would have thought that my 5 year old found this book to be the most fascinating book ever How to break stuff is what he called it as he strolled around carrying this oversized hardcover book He would stare for hours like he was conjuring up an evil scheme to take apart my computer or heavens for ...

  2. says:

    Nice photographs, nice essays The one problem with the large format is that the photos look great, but it s a little unwieldy when it comes to the reading portions It feels like trying to hold a tombstone in your lap and read the inscription.I have fond memories of childhood times when we would go to the thrift store, buy some old electronics or appliances, and then take them apart It was interesting You got to see what was inside, butimportantly you had the chance as a kid to use real Nice photographs, nice essays The one problem with the large format is that the photos look great, but it s a little unwieldy when it comes to the reading portions It feels like trying to hold a tombstone in your lap and read the inscription.I have fond memories of childhood times when we would go to the thrift store, buy some old electronics or appliances, and then take them apart It was interesting You got to see what was inside, butimportantly you had the chance as a kid to use real tools and actually do something.I m not a parent In fact, I don t know if there s a way for me to be LESS a parent But if you have kids at home, I can t recommend enough that you take them to the ARC, let them pick out an old ...

  3. says:

    Very cool idea I love both the exploded pictures and the organized pictures I found myself spending most of my time trying to put the pieces together to imagine what the final product actually looks like Plus, I loved comparing the number of parts for similar items.

  4. says:

    Really cool photos I especially liked the essays which make you think of the waste that comes with planned obsolescence and the externalized costs that come with our love of convenience.

  5. says:

    This is such a cool book The photos are excellent They have been organized from S small things like a stapler and smart phone to XL extra large things like two seater light aircraft and a bicycle Bookending each photo section are essays from Todd McLellan the creator of this book , Kyle Wiens co founder of iFixit , Gever Tulley founder of Tinkering S...

  6. says:

    What a beautiful book This mostly visual dictionary of the parts of complex modern day items and their disassembly is very well done There is a visual poetry and an organizers delight to the way these images are captured and some explained I say yeahhh

  7. says:

    This book review is for my semester project In Things Come Apart, things tend to come apartliterally The book is made up of lots of pictures of normal house hold objects on one page Then on the next page the object is taken apart piece by piece What I liked about the book was just how detailed it was, after every object was taken apart each little individual piece is carefully laid out so you can clearly see it The book then talksabout the object how many pieces total, what model t This book review is for my semester project In Things Come Apart, things tend to come apartliterally The book is made up of lots of pictures of normal house hold objects...

  8. says:

    What comes in a tiny case may fill a surface 3 metres square, 32 square feet so anticipating the size of the spread in advance is very difficult This is especially true with the latest technology As manufactured objects have evolved, they have become farcomplex Components are becomingnumerous, even as they decrease in size The full size of the disassembly, with every single component laid out, can be huge in relation to the original object It is as if the true scale of the ob What comes in a tiny case may fill a surface 3 metres square, 32 square feet so anticipating the size of the spread in advance is very difficult This is especially true with the latest technology As manufactured objects have evolved, they have become farcomplex Components are becomingnumerous, even as they decreas...

  9. says:

    I enjoyed this read and find myself glad that I picked it up from the library on a whim The photography was beautiful Though I didn t love every essay by the contributors I did enjoy the majority of them I wish those essays would have inclu...

  10. says:

    The pictures drew me to this book amazing, As a typical consumer, I had no idea what parts make up the everyday items displayed in this book The short chapters text was fascinating Everyone understands we live in a disposable society us...

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