PROTOTYPING; The Flying Chair / Spatial Decaying

Continuing our journey of exploring, now we explore the potential of the XO-Muqarnas structure system, through prototyping a new chair. in this post we share the first photos of the prototype and testing balance , stability and loads. Testing balance & a load of 66kg. Prototyping: spatial decaying. tell us What do you think about…

the two nodes ornament

– the whole is consists of a number of parts (squares / squares and rectangles), when the system changes the generated ornament will vary. – the parts and the spaces in between shapes the generated ornament according to the building rules (grid / proportion). -the two nodes ornament named for the two squares which define…

x.o.* muqarnas /the.composition

  the universe is full of joined components in bigger components according to their categories and hierarchies, like atom/molecular/material relation, starting from a set of cells in a biological tissue to solar system sets to construct a galaxy, many logical orders rule each system could be expressed in math. the artifacts are always an abstract simulation for relations, rules…

flying cabinet

after a long research on mid-century furniture vocabularies and features, which is one of its obvious features is separating the furniture unit into two different elements: the functional element and the standing element, i decided to work on the flying cabinet which consists of a 210cm * 55cm * 43.2cm BOX that was made of sheets of mdf and routed…

integration

integration is an aspect of nature, the way to work and live. integration is an arabic calligraphy artwork in kufi geometrical font.  

parts, parts and the whole

the relation between the parts and the whole is one of the important aesthetics aspects in the traditional and the classical arts. the geometrical islamic composition respects the mathematical relations -module- in the building of the unit and its composition, creating the pattern. in this project, the first phase was designing a geometric repetitive unit in a square outline. the square outline…

twin chair /the repeating series

twin chair is a part of a set of living room furniture with the same vocabularies; 1:1 wooden stripes, 1:1 ornament line and the end cube. the series is a re-design for the traditional moroccan sofa with edgy post-modern treatment. the chair is made of beech wood and joined with the traditional tenon and mortise…

1:1 /coffee table

a simple frame structure of copper tube ornamented with ain motif; squares /ratio 1:1 .