Illuminated installations inspired by nature were created for the BUGA festival in Germany by Loop.pH. The Lichstroeme structures depict nature’s micro-organisms at a grand scale. This ephemeral textile architecture is based on parametric design principles and promotes community engagement.
The structures were made by weaving strong composite glass fibers by hand. Ground level LED lights were added to make the structures appear to glow. These art forms allow for guests to walk around and through a nature-inspired element that would typically not be seen by the human eye. This is a great example for how we can use even the not-so-obvious elements of nature as inspiration and how utilizing unique materials and integrating lighting can have a strong impact on human emotion.
Allison has had a lifelong interest in multiple facets of design. Growing up between a sewing machine and a sketch pad, she went on to fine-tune her skills through studies in fine arts and fashion design. Upon entering the design/build industry, she continuously researches trends in various markets, including retail, hospitality, exhibitory/events, interiors and architecture in order to provide valuable educational and inspirational resources to clients.