Design Miami/ Basel develops large scale works of architecture and design intended to give designers a platform for experimentation that engages with the fair's expansive international audience. Design Commissions at Design Miami/ each December and Design Miami/ Basel each June aim to excite enthusiasts, profile surprising work by talented studios and facilitate design that moves beyond traditional methods of production.
Triangular Series by Jamie Zigelbaum
This June, experience the 2014 Design Commission Triangular Series by Jamie Zigelbaum at Design Miami/ Basel’s Event Hall.
Triangular Series is a site-specific lighting installation composed of numerous, truncated tetrahedral forms. Each object is an individual. They can sense each other and the physiological rhythms of beings beneath them. Alien entities, their respiration is a movement of light. Like the cells in our hearts and the clocks on our walls their rhythms affect each other through the process of entrainment. The result is an emergent, undesigned dance of light from the ceiling swarm and triangular projections below.
Growing on the boundaries of human movement paths, they interact with the cohabitants of their space. Walk beneath them and you become part of a new, syncopated dialog—an autonomic communication with the other.
Lighting installation realized through use of Perspex® Spectrum LED 1TL2.
(Image by Carl Albrecht)