The component design is generated from a series of pentagonal geometries reinforcing the importance of the number five in Islamic culture.

Celestial Fabric Product

TYPE Product design
STATUS Competition
YEAR 2008

DESIGN TEAM Eva Castro, Ulla Hell, Holger Kehne, Maria Paez Gonzales

By combining a series of two-dimensional pentagons into an extruded three-dimensional form, a singular element is designed with a specific geometric rationalization. With fabrication logic in mind, each module can be folded and joined in groups of three, where complex crystalline patterns emerge.