Murray Moss's Favorite Work at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

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May 29, 2013 1:05PM

Growth Chair, Mathias Bengtsson, 2012. Casted bronze, 73 x 100 x 75 cm. Courtesy of Galerie Maria Wettergren

“The work which excites me the most is the Growth Chair by Mathias Bengtsson. A new icon of biomimicry, he employs several new process-driven technological breakthroughs, including Mammoth Stereolithography and new systems for producing hyper-complex structures, all developed by the maker, Materialise, Belgium. Growth Chair is arguably the most ambitious example yet attempted using a ‘digital seed’ that, guided by the designer’s protocols,  grows wild in a virtual world. Although the process emulates natural growth, Bengtsson has created a most beautiful set of parameters, which function like an elegant garden wall.”

Murray Moss/ Principal, Moss Bureau

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