Materials Semantics in Design Applications

  • Massimo Imparato (Organiser)
  • Monica Mazzolani (Organiser)

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The workshop, inspired by the work of Burle Marx, gives students an opportunity to experience the relationship between color, shape, aggregation methods, and mater. A drawing by Burle Marx is used as background of modular boxes that students will fill with natural grains of different size and colors. Once filled, the boxes will be positoned in a grid, and then photographed. The shootings will be post produced to create a set of diferent patterns
Period22 May 2023
Event typeConference
LocationDubai, United Arab EmiratesShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Burle Marx
  • materials
  • semantics
  • patterns
  • design
  • landscape
  • Workshop
  • codesign
  • higher education