Object Design through Texture, Dimension, and Symmetry

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The use of texture is one of the most defining and intriguing aspects of this design. The biggest element in the piece in terms of its size has the most unique texture, which rivals the others that are present throughout. This part of the object appears rough, where most everything else has a smooth appearance, offering a contrast within the design itself. The blending of the textures brings in a three-dimensional feeling and adds depth. Even further, the pinkish-orange element commands the most attention at first glance because it is so different compared to the other parts of the object. There is a certain irony to this as it relates to the visual hierarchy, with the largest segment of the design failing to capture the most immediate weight. Rather, this is a matter of color grabbing the top spot in the visual hierarchy - much the same as the popular pop-art trending today.

An object is often thought of as a whole, but the originality and abstract nature of these pieces force it to be considered in several ways, in both segments, and as one united entity. Each individual part can function on its own, but they lack the same intricate complexity apart and work far better when viewed as one. This lends a quality of depth to the design, and brings in a three-dimensional aspect to the piece, as does the larger amount of negative space. All of these elements combine to enhance the interactive nature of the entire concept.

The object is set asymmetrically against the negative space, with the curves and alignments of the wireframe creating the only real movement in the design. The bends, twists and different orientations of the line add fluidity to the piece that guides the eye through it and brings in additional elements that promote interactivity. The line is one of the most intriguing segments of the object. The vertical nature of the line, particularly at one of its ends, brings height and additional depth to the piece, but the majority of the line is diagonal, with a twist along the way. This is suggestive of more movement as it flows through the design, and even adds an air of instability and chaos.