Maps, Data Viz, Design. @cushenmichael
- Dublin, Ireland
Glithero - 120/7 Rubia Spectrum. Working with a series of pigment specialists the designers immersed the fabric in a large drum of Rubia, a miraculous organic red dye that is extracted from the root of the Madder plant, before raising it slowly at regular intervals. The resulting gradient colour colour strip both reveals the passing of time and pays homage to the beauty of a stage of the design process that is usually left behind in the artists workshop.
Jarlshof, Shetland, Scotland - Jarlshof is a multi-period settlement complex which was in use from the bronze age until the 19th century - remains dating from 2500 BC up to the 17th century AD. The ruins of the ancient settlement of Jarlshof were re-discovered after a violent storm in 1897 caused soil erosion, uncovering an ancient wall.