The piece has been developed through analysis of existing design language embedded in the built environment and inherited objects around us. The geometry was inspired by the vernacular architecture of the region and the module was further developed by looking at elements such as volumetric relations between decorative Muqarnas and graphic qualities of regional calligraphy strokes.

Reconstructing findings into their fundamental elements, in other words, finding the smallest entities which can communicate a sense of belonging to the region.

Once the symbol is defined, the design process takes this traditional signifier and processes it a non-traditional manner. Defining the process is designer’s input in how to creatively produce a contemporary product which also represents the essence of the region.

Artist Biography

Neda Salmanpour is an Iranian architect, product designer and researcher based in Dubai. She is currently exploring the relationship between the regional design language and mathematics, while utilising available technologies and materials. Neda’s work is process-driven and research-based. Neda is an Honours graduate of the University of Sharjah, and her thesis was awarded and published internationally. Her passion and dedication to architecture and design has continued into practice. She curr...

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Neda Salmanpour
Qaws

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Limited edition series of 10
Size:
145 (L) x 20 (W) x 97 (H) cm
Materials:
Brass, digitally fabricated polymer using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), LED

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The piece has been developed through analysis of existing design language embedded in the built environment and inherited objects around us. The geometry was inspired by the vernacular architecture of the region and the module was further developed by looking at elements such as volumetric relations between decorative Muqarnas and graphic qualities of regional calligraphy strokes.

Reconstructing findings into their fundamental elements, in other words, finding the smallest entities which can communicate a sense of belonging to the region.

Once the symbol is defined, the design process takes this traditional signifier and processes it a non-traditional manner. Defining the process is designer’s input in how to creatively produce a contemporary product which also represents the essence of the region.

Artist Biography

Neda Salmanpour is an Iranian architect, product designer and researcher based in Dubai. She is currently exploring the relationship between the regional design language and mathematics, while utilising available technologies and materials. Neda’s work is process-driven and research-based. Neda is an Honours graduate of the University of Sharjah, and her thesis was awarded and published internationally. Her passion and dedication to architecture and design has continued into practice. She curr...

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