Mar-quee [mahr-kee]: an ornamental canopy, often identified by a surrounding a cache of light bulbs, signaling entrance to a theatrical event. Mar-quise [mahr-keez]: a gem cut, yielding a low pointed oval with many facets.

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The installation is a study in modern ornamentation where 3 existing off center columns in a interior space are encased in folded and pleated canopies. An extremely light visual quality is achieved with the geometries adding dynamism and a forced center is created by the higher degree of spread in the central canopy.

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Lighting is utilized to complement the flowering patterns which start from the base and move on to the capital, a human scale is employed and grandeur is created through form.

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This installation, SCAD,  was created for the launch of the inaugural issue of Mesh Magazine – an independent publication that showcases the work with merit in digital design and fabrication.

By Akansha Gupta

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