Contemporary design is consistently synthesized through digital means, reflecting the significant impact that technology continues to have on our lives. Both architects and furniture designers are exploiting the idea of digital distortion by creating atypical designs that transform everyday objects and space into pixelated color fields.
Ron Arad’s Do Lo Res sofa quite literally obliterates the idea of seating as a solid unit and morphs it into a modular design comprised of individual bands of color that can be rearranged at will. Architecture firm, Tham & Videgard Hansson Arkitekter, transformed the interior space of a Stockholm apartment by incorporating multicolored parquet floors for a pixelated look. Serveware by Richard Ginori reinterprets the provincial craft of cross-stitching into a digitized motif.
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