Patrick Martinez demonstrates the versatility of his innovative construction method in installations, creating both spaces to interactive with and sculpture. The system is made via a series of pioneered nodes which connect with drinking straws to create form. He uses his modular system to contrast between informal, chaotic doodles and rigid grid forms. The pieces are made from recycled materials, and are minimal in material usage making them highly sustainable.

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The sculptural pieces have the ability to be deconstructed down in too smaller pieces to be re-assembled at other locations with ease.

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He used Kickstarter to turn his sculptural system into a product for commercial use. Using the simple connector’s one can build entire structures from typical drinking straws. The design focuses on user flexibility both in size and shape.

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The ability to create both curvaceous sculptures and rigid grid forms quickly, easily, and with little material usage, is a great minimal construction toy for designers, artists and architects.

By Geoff Eberle

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