Friday, March 4, 2011


These are drawings made with pen, graphite and Letraset architectural tape. Letraset was used during when architects had to draw repetitive elements in a building. If one can imagine drawing insulation for eighty story building before computer aided design. The tape is an artifact from an era that relied on a different craft and attitude towards production. I like to the idea that something that was once reviled is now precious. The tape lacked value when it was in use but now that it is rare it can be appreciated for its design aesthetic. The buildup of lines is attempt to create a spacial experience from something that has no weight.

Thursday, August 13, 2009


1 an environment or material in which something develops; a surrounding medium or structure : free choices become the matrix of human life.
• a mass of fine-grained rock in which gems, crystals, or fossils are embedded.
• Biology the substance between cells or in which structures are embedded.
• fine material : the matrix of gravel paths is raked regularly.
2 a mold in which something, such