Woodscales for Herman Miller

Instead of moulding plywood on a large scale, this envelope for Herman Miller Shop-in-Shop was a lightweight plywood grid shell structure formed simply by piecing
together a series of modulated plywood panels. Designing the entire skin out of a kit of parts, demanded a certain ease in assembly.

A special interlocking lap joint was designed to attach modular panels together to form a larger surface. The joints were laid over a triangular grid which determined the geometrical relationship between the panels. The final modular 3-legged triangular panels were “stitched” together with a slight rotating motion.

Designer

Produce

Project

Woodscales

Location

Singapore

Client

XTRA

Year

2014

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