- We wanted to do this test in a natural environment that is mediated by some form of man-made infrastructure.
- We wanted to find a natural environment whose geography can be physically described as a *smooth aggregate* of transformation. This has a direct effect on the data we will capture.
- The fact the the painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot lived and worked here, is of interest to us for the important precedent of having been *seen and represented* by another artist, working in another medium.
But another way to think of materials is in terms of design synergy: the essential interaction of the fabricated object’s organization—form and material—to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate parts. FABMOBs is a creative process whose goal is to imbue the fabricated object with meaning through a combination of its form, and the texture, color and intelligence of its materials. The geometrical transformations that give the tiles their form, is informed by the physical environment of the printer1, as expressed by material composites2. Data is used to create specific geometric transformations, based on pre-determined algorithms, representing local environments; tile form is based on the combination of forms to create unique designs. FABMOBs | ATMOStag uses dynamic local atmospheres to form and inform design decisions: living systems imbuing materials with life.3