I’ve had lots of people say “hey, have you seen this?”… A kickstarter campaign for utterly gorgeous drawings by Venezuelan architect Rafael Araujo. All painstakingly hand-drawn, with the guides etc all left in place, turned into a colouring-in book. Reminds me of a cross between Vitruvian Man and some of Rodney Matthews more delicate stuff […]
New Variant: These calipers work by having an extra arm that bisects the smaller of the two ratios. A couple of people asked me for these… so after a whole ton of experimenting with different shapes, I settled on these.
And of course when I say “New”, what I really mean is “about 4 months old”. I’ve shifted house – now live in a small beach community about 40 minutes drive from the Capital… just far enough away to avoid the terrible weather. The workshop is about 5 times the size of the last one, […]
A little while ago I came across this… If you take 3 golden-mean rectangles, intersecting on three different planes, you wind up with a perfect icosahedron… a 20 sided Platonic Solid. Cool.. So I made one. So there you go. The ratios of the sides of each rectangle is exactly the same as the ratios […]
Fairly tangential connection to The Golden Mean with this one… other than the resulting artwork (by Andy Gikling) being based on a Fibonacci Spiral… … which is cool, but the laser-cutter used is utterly incredible. Check this out: (via) The Golden Mean Calipers I make are made from laser-cut stainless steel… all of the cases […]