무한반복의 미학. 테셀레이션을 기초로 디자인된 모듈러 스크린 시스템.
Benjamin Hubert's London studio Layer has designed a modular screen system made up of triangular hemp tiles for Australian textile company Woven Image.
The Scale system relies on a hexagonal framework that is constructed from individual three-pronged thermoplastic sections. These join together to create a base for the covering fabric tiles, and rest on oval aluminium feet.
"After experimenting with a wide range of structural forms we arrived at the skeleton structure as it was the best balance between structural rigidity in plastic – selected for its lower cost than metal to keep the product price accessible – and visual appeal with a strong identity," Hubert told Dezeen.
Double-sided triangular pieces, made from recycled and pressed hemp, then clip to the framework using magnets that are placed at the corners of each tile.
"It is 100 per cent recycled and recyclable," said Hubert.
"It has a very light footprint and an open structure which increases the material surface area, enhancing the acoustic sound-absorbing properties of Scale."
Indentations in the material cause the pattern of the hexagonal structure to show through once the screen is constructed.
The 330-millimetre-tiles can be removed to create openings, and users can great gentle bends in the screen by adding curved framework pieces.
The entire Scale system can be assembled without tools, as the components clip together using a bolt system.
"Workplaces today are constantly in flux, with teams organically growing and shrinking as projects demand," said Hubert, who created similarly modular screens for the 2013 edition of 100% Design.