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Aquatic Algorithm-Made Illuminators

The Coral Lighting Collection Copies Coral Growth Patterns

— September 26, 2020 — Art & Design
The Coral Lighting Collection has been designed by John Mauriello as a range of illuminators that draw aesthetic inspiration from aquatic life using the power of computer technology. The lights include the Sargasso, Timor and Celebes that are all inspired by different kinds of coral and each feature a design that has been achieved using a series of computational design algorithms. These help to mimic the growth patterns of the coral and have been 3D-printed in the USA to achieve the design complexity of each style.

Speaking on the Coral Lighting Collection, Mauriello said, "The lighting collection is my way of paying tribute to the beauty of the ocean. As a veteran surfer, I’ve experienced the power and beauty of the ocean while enjoying each wave as its own unique moment in time. One of many magical living structures in our great oceans is coral. With a diverse range of color, shape, and scale, coral is an entire ecosystem of thriving life. My lighting celebrates this life."
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