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material freedom


Simon Ballen Botero


Research My research can be compared to the work of an archaeologist, I started searching for something, but wasn’t sure what I was going me to something deeper, to

question “what is minimalism?”, I reached what I think is the


Minimalism Definition

Remove

How to?

How to become a minimalist? Minimalism as a tool

Minimalism is a tool that can

Tool to find freedom

Essentials

Is a tool to rid yourself

Conscious Decisions Conscious Freedom

“Freedom happens when a person becomes Rudolf Steiner


“Philosophy of freedom� Rudolf Steiner

Freedom as:

Forces from our natural being

A natural or

Conscious and self-conscious humans actions

The state of being aware of

of acting or object or


Ideas & Process After going through the layers of

I tend not to judge any idea or word that comes to my mind so it allows thinking

During different stages of the process, I made sketches and “napkin drawings� that after, I collected and grouped, With this pool of sketches, I started models, mock-ups and testings during the

confronted to make corrections during the


Our society nowadays is looking for something simpler and truer, is and its focusing on what is important

three

tools

that

allows

the

users

corresponds to different approaches on


Freedom as: Animal Instinct

from our natural being and an impression of anything material we surface on the side allows us to while performing any action with it as an interpretation being


Freedom as: Consciousness The idea behind this tool is to material entities and make them lose their original appearance, -

settles the length of time that the product may be stored without


Freedom as: Acts by love Freedom consists of acting out an action towards someone else The tool describes the idea of a “material black hole�, assisting you in the process of getting them away, by allowing you to take things inside of it, but the chance of regretting your


With my project I am intending to describe minimalism by a translation, of the outcomes during my research process about the philosophical meaning of

approach I am trying to make people more conscious about the objects that surrounds us, with the essential, that we can buy and consume less trash products and contribute in a sustainable way against


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Material Freedom - Research Booklet  

Our society nowadays is looking for something simpler and truer, is searching for quality over quantity, and its focusing on what is importa...

Material Freedom - Research Booklet  

Our society nowadays is looking for something simpler and truer, is searching for quality over quantity, and its focusing on what is importa...

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