Braille Screen by Danny Greenfield

Design Showcase 2010

Design: Braille Screen
Materials: 1" Baltic Birch Plywood, lacquered and finished
Designer: Danny Greenfield

"Based on the Braille system for binary encoding, these ethereal room dividers function as a double entendre between the original, conceptual logic driving the piece and its architectural double. Spelling out "If these walls could see", the matrix of dots which characterizes the nature of the screens are entirely subtracted from the width of the plank, so that the effect is no longer a haptic sensation but a remarkably visual one."

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"This perceptual game of seeing through the "blind man's script" is an exercise in subtle exposure of space beyond (or space within), and act as a commentary between the notion of spectatorship and voyeurism. A sophisticated addition to any contemporary interior, these screens fold-up to alleviate crowded urban living.

Dimensions: three (3) screens each measuring 2'-0" x 6'-0". 1" thick Baltic Birch Plywood, lacquered and finished."

Designer: Danny Greenfield
Link: junkatelier.com
Location: New York, NY

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About Design Showcase 2010: This summer we're celebrating the best in design for the home. We're taking submissions from independent and student designers from around the world and letting our readers vote on who they think has the best design. There's also a panel of august judges (no pun intended). Two winners will win $20,000 in targeted advertising placements on our sites to help launch their careers ($10k apiece).

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