We recently won a commission to design and build a portable oyster display for Neptuno Oysters - a new private event catering company in Toronto. Our proposal pairs the latest in digital design and fabrication technology with material that dates back a few millennia.
We are working in collaboration with Kimiis to create a computerized ‘script’ that will inform the overall shape of the piece. Programming is useful because it allows us to account for a variety of performances that we wish to achieve. For example, we want to create a surface that is based on natural glaciation patterns, but that also accounts for the exact number of units that the client intends to display. It will also allow us to determine the slope required for melted ice to drain without pooling on the surface.
Once the design phase is complete we will use a 3-axis CNC machine to mill a working prototype and then the final product for use. Over the next few weeks we will post updates with developments.
*The schematic diagrams below are representational
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