In Tumang village as a center for copper handicrafts, the problem that arises is the abundant metal waste but has not been used optimally. The aim is to develop a roster design made from metal waste with consideration of aesthetic appearance and commercial value. The method used is related to qualitative research and visual creation. Results and discussion, namely the exploration stage of design development include 1) Collecting waste, 2) Tidying the waste, 3) Arranging waste and finding the desired form as a roster, 3) Welding waste, 4) Finishing waste. The method of creation found was 1) Relying on the aesthetic sensitivity of the maker in composing pieces of metal waste into abstract shapes. 2) Relying on the association of forms based on the experience of the creator so as to bring up analogous forms of flora, fauna, and others.
Keywords exploration, development, design, roster, metal waste