How Life Unfolds looks at the methods and processes of the popular award-winning design studio Atelier Oï, based in La Neuveville, Switzerland. Atelier Oï, consisting of Aurel Aebi, Armand Louis, and Patrick Raymond, presents surprising design solutions that are remembered by the public as icons from the Arteplage at Expo 2002 in Neuchatel to a precious perfume bottle or floating paper installations.
The book features archival material as well as descriptions of current projects and photo essays. Statements of designers and partners, friends and critics, customers, and producers allow the reader to delve further into the studio's world. The book also offers an insight into the studio's immense material archive.