Tabu 2013 / Part 1: documentation
Diplom Berlin University of the Arts

„Tabu“ is a design research project and concept, which investigates and questions the power of design and aesthetics by looking deep into the product world of the classical taboo areas death, sex and violence.

The resulting visualized hermeneutic reflection of the topic is divided into three parts:

Part 1: the documentation, which gives an overview about research results, design methods and process and teaches the reader how to start up a design oriented weapons company.

Part 2: a collection of 4 objects

Part 3: an informative short film

research at a german weapons exchange

Screenshots of the "motherboard" documentary about cody wilson who uploaded the first fully 3d printable gun as open source file in 2013

research at the funeral fair

urn installation

research at "Beate Uhse Erotic Museum"

replicas at "Beate Uhse Erotic Museum"

man's first self-made tool

research at the shooting hall

workshop "pengpeng - built your own weapon"

ergonomic studies for a invisible gun in a black box

How to make something invisible.