Curtis Palmer

Freelance Artist
Synergetic Design Inc.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

A career in computer aided design has kept me on a journey fascinated with the articulation of form by industrial processes. With the advent of 3D printing, i. e. selective laser sintering, my Cyclons (Bridges 05, 09) resulting from my CAD work with polyhedra can now become material.

This is not a Chair!
This is not a Chair!
10"x 10" x 4"
Nylon (selective laser sintering)

This piece began as a Rhinoceros model of a Rhombic Triacontahedron (RT). A wire frame of the RT is projected to the plane, then converted to spline curves with substantial line width. This is then projected into a sphere cutting it into a unique dome.