By Tom Chung
Local Source is a studio publication documenting the economic and practical constraints in establishing an independent industrial design practice with limited resources or proximity to industry.
The journal catalogs the infrastructure, architecture and fabric of the city of Toronto, and its surrounding boroughs, which have shaped the design principles of the studio.
Containing photographs, work and artifacts from the first two years, accompanied by an interview with Lia Forslund.
Limited edition of 100 copies.
Size 80 pages, 8.5” x 11”, Colour
Production Digital Print, Soft Cover
Origin Printed in Berkley, California
Tom Chung is an independent industrial designer who established his eponymous studio in 2016. Based in Toronto the studio maintains a focus on material objects and interior space with an emphasis on experience. Forming a unique design process which combines contemporary culture and local industry, the studio creates context driven industrial design pieces for domestic, institutional and public environments.