laetitia florin: bidum laetitia florin: bidum
jan 09, 2011

laetitia florin: bidum

‘bidum’ by laetitia florin  images courtesy of laetitia florin / ECAL

recent ecole cantonale d’art de lausanne graduate, laetitia florin has designed ‘bidum’, a dynamic form that is affected by both its context and environment.

the object, which is only defined by what it contains, is handcrafted out of spring steel wrapped in cotton and held together by hidden rivets.

top view

research for the project initially began with the observation of lines and grids, their interactions, the resulting illusions and how they move and interfere with their surroundings.

side view

the limber mesh of the form moves with the slightest breeze or motion without collapsing or tumbling, giving the object ‘life’ while altering its overall form and appearance.

construction process

prototyping

concept sketches and models

Bidum from Laetitia on Vimeo.

Bidum in the wind from Laetitia on Vimeo.

  • very interesting concept … really liked the point “the object, which is only defined by what it contains” … great work Florin …

    vb says:
  • Coucou la Lètche!

    Valais sucks ;) says:

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