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Crafting Soft Geometry Form and Materials Informing Analog and Digital Craft Processes

Anderson, Jonathon; Tang, Ming;


This paper outlines a methodology that adds to current craft-based discourse in the digital age. It proposes pedagogy centered on a constant examining of the parametric relationships between form, material, and load. The paper illustrates how materials and loads were integrated as datasets into “soft geometry” modeling and installation pipelines that further explore a hybrid process that incorporates materials and craftsmanship. The results expand the boundary of conventional static form and spatial interaction within the deformation rules (material and force) while seeking form through the exploration of both digital simulation and analog techniques.


Palavras-chave: digital-physical, craft, soft geometry, form, material,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0033

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Anderson, Jonathon; Tang, Ming; "Crafting Soft Geometry Form and Materials Informing Analog and Digital Craft Processes", p. 183-186 . In: Proceedings of the XVIII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Design in Freedom [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.8]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0033

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