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“Folhas Velhas” from Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory: Experimenting with ‘chance’ in the manufacturing system

Nascimento Junior, Eliézer; Albino, Cláudia; Roda, Rui;


This reflection is based on a dialogue between industrial and handmade manufacturing systems with the goal of discussing the possible relationships between technique and the signifiers of chance. We seek to reveal how ‘chance’ may induce creativity through Design in the industrial process - in this specific case, in the Folhas Velhas1 from the Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory - by optimizing material and immaterial resources and reusing materials considered as ‘refuse’ by the manufacturing system itself, giving them new meanings by integrating them into new artifacts.


Palavras-chave: palimpsest, chance, experience, crafts, technology,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0078

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Nascimento Junior, Eliézer; Albino, Cláudia; Roda, Rui; "“Folhas Velhas” from Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory: Experimenting with ‘chance’ in the manufacturing system", p. 543-547 . In: Tradition, Transition, Tragectories: major or minor influences? [=ICDHS 2014 - 9th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0078

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