berlin-based product and textile designer orsi orban was inspired by the art of weaving to create MINTA, a structure system made of sustainable materials. the logic of the handicraft is translated into modular multi-layered surfaces that create a unique aesthetic and customizable designs innovated by a 3D software and the technology of laser cutting.
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multi-layered modular structure made out of a cherry wood laminate
orsi orban wanted to return to the roots of traditional handicraft so she created the modular system which then must be assembled by hand. when developing the structures, the designer took them through several development stages, widening the scale of potential pattern design and material selection. initially, all the structures were based on simple line drawings first created by hand which were transformed into an art installation…