six million dots hand-applied to schunk group office interior by 22quadrat six million dots hand-applied to schunk group office interior by 22quadrat
jan 13, 2016

six million dots hand-applied to schunk group office interior by 22quadrat

six million dots hand-applied to schunk group office interior by 22quadrat
all images courtesy of 22quadrat, daniela grenner




when thinking about the world in all its vastness, its easy to gasp at the unfathomably complex systems that make things the way they are. however, at the base of all that greatness, is a single particle. by itself, it is insignificant, but when put together, anything becomes possible. the smallest part of life is what drove german studio 22quadrat to their solution for spatial graphics and signage at the new offices of schunk group in heuchelheim, germany.

schunk group office interior 22quadrat designboom
preliminary graphite drawing 




out of the more profound aspect of the proposal, is another more direct point that corresponds to the specific project. each schunk group employee represents a single particle, unable to make change on their own. but when combined with many coworkers, become tools to drive innovation in the company’s various affairs.


video courtesy of 22quadrat 




22quadrat’s work is visually derived from a series of spontaneous graphite drawings, which was distilled further into single dots. the interior features approximately six million dots that were transferred by hand onto interior walls. signage system and all spatial graphics were completed by 22quadrat in cooperation with frankfurt-based firm MMZ architekten

signage system 

schunk group office interior 22quadrat designboom
door signs 


splattered spatial graphic 

schunk group office interior 22quadrat designboom
graphic and signage connection 


the interior features approximately six million hand-applied dots  

interior corridor at ‘schunk group’ offices in heuchelheim

schunk group office interior 22quadrat designboom
hand drawn dots 




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