Photovoltaic canopy powers the iced-coffee cart in Brooklyn, NYC. Photo courtesy: Pvilion LLC (c)
My latest article for Advance Textiles Source is a two-part series on new materials and portable structures. Read what new examples and materials I've found at this link.
Down to earth; up in the air, Part Two
Balancing act with new materials for portables
By Bruce N. Wright
For Harry Osborne, creative lead at SET-Live, the graphic applications and collection of temporary structures throughout the “Google on the Beach 2015” (GoB) event was an exercise in balance. A “Balance between getting the most from Anthony Burril’s incredible artwork,” * says Osborne, “but also [of] satisfying the local council’s requirement for everything built on the beach to be predominately white when viewed from the Croisette (the beach side promenade of Cannes, France). Balance also, between the need to bring a diverse selection of Google product brands together with a look and feel developed specifically for the beach and at the same time make the whole thing look seamless, integrated and not like a load of graphic panels stuck to structural walls.”
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