Geometric forms set the scene
Matthew Parker is known for his striking laser cut installations, and this recent effort at Anthropologie in Seattle was definitely up to his usual high standard.
Consisting of hundreds of laser cut paper forms that have been folded into polygons and then suspended within a natural timber frame, the installation formed a fitting backdrop for the Design Sponge book tour that has been making its way up the West Coast over the past few months.
I really like the way that the geometric shapes appear to be tumbling within the frame. To me, the visual impact is kind of reminiscent of early vector-based computer graphics. My dreams looked a bit like this after marathon Asteroids sessions back in the early ’80s…