Archive for the ‘Surface design’ Category

Crochet Coral Reef

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Designed and curated by IFF co-directors:
Christine and Margaret Wertheim

The Institute For Figuring is crocheting a coral reef: a woolly celebration of the intersection of higher geometry and feminine handicraft, and a testimony to the disappearing wonders of the marine world. 

www.theiff.org/reef/

See the installation at Track 16 Gallery, January 10-February 28, 2009:

Track 16 Gallery
Smart Art Press
2525 Michigan Avenue, Bldg C-1
Santa Monica, CA 90404 
Telephone: 310-264-4678
Fax: 310-264-4682

Regular gallery hours during exhibitions are from Tuesday through Saturday, 11 AM to 6 PM

Origami Tessellation: Eric Gjerde Blog

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Links, references, images, tutorials and diagrams. Everything about origami tessellation.

www.origamitessellations.com

Arktura

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Arktura is a Los Angeles based design and manufacturing company, focused on the integration of design, with the development of new and novel manufacturing technologies.

Arktura

Atelier Manferdini

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Atelier Manferdini is a interdisciplinary firm working in architecture, fashion and object design.

Atelier Manferdini

Book: Origami Tesselations

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Origami Tessellations: Awe-Inspiring Geometric Designs
by Eric Gjerde

Paper artist Eric Gjerde demonstrates 25 of his favorite tessellations and turns them into folding projects for newcomers as well as experienced origamists. With step-by-step instructions, illustrated crease patterns, and how-to photos.


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Tesselation gallery and tutorials

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

A lot of interesting images, tutorials and diagrams by Ben Parker.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/brdparker/