Digital Fabric

Digital Design + Fabrication

Under Senior Instructor Marcel de Lange

 In collaboration with:

 John Gackstetter

Grace Dixon

 Efficiency through mass production is the definitive goal of industrial design.  Advancements in digital fabrication applications are allowing todays designers the ability to meet this “supply and demand” production method more efficiently than ever before.  Digital fabrication methods also allow us to produce tangible forms which, when conceptualized, appear technically intangible.


 Applying the principles of digitally guided mass production and geometric generation to architectural design is what was accomplished in the production of Digital Fabric.  Specifically, Digital Fabric is an investigation of generative digital fabrication through graphical algorithm.  In diffident terms, it is the creation of three-dimensional objects from two dimensional images as the result of automated control point locations.