That isn’t to say that Levy simply translates the natural world into his designs. Rather than just reproducing nature, the designer works in a thoroughly contemporary vocabulary, imagining forms inspired by nature, but with a man-made twist that comes through in his slick surfaces and heightened, almost idealized geometry. It’s the real world, as though perfected in a lab or CAD program. Despite this formal tinkering and the industrial materials he utilizes, Levy’s creations are anything but cold. With their human-sized scale, even his colossal works like 2015’s RockStoneBlast seem imbued with a human ghost, as their form and size suggest, however subtly, the familiar presence of the body.