Coleoptera Filigre

Coleoptera (beetles) include more species than any other order, constituting almost 25% of all known types of animal life-form, therefore likely being the most common natural living shape ever.  Joshua reinterprets this natural epitome of form through linear pattern work giving new identity to the shape & inviting the viewer to rediscover it through the gentle visual lead of the pattern.  An exploration in how 2D images & design can change the interpretation of 3D form & geometry… available here

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Coleoptera Filigre (2012) - 3d printed polyamide
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3D Viewer: Coleoptera Filigre