In non-seed bomb news, we recently had the honor of designing a winter window installation for the Contemporary Arts Center gift shop in downtown Cincinnati. Entitled Streetflakes, it’s a series of snowflake-type designs constructed out of streetscape elements. Do you recognize any of them?
This streetflake is one of the less obvious ones. It’s made up of the silhouette of the Tiffany’s clock on the corner of 5th and Vine:
Streetflakes and snowflakes:
If you’re familiar with our work over the past few years, you might recognize that this project is basically an update of an idea we initially worked with a couple of years ago. We changed the scale and used some different parts, but the construction is largely the same:
The CAC window was our second large-scale vinyl project. The first was the Ohio River privacy screen for the offices of the Haile Foundation:
Seed bombs are great, and we enjoy our self-initiated Cincinnati-centric work as well, but these kinds of commissions are a lot of fun, and an awesome break from the usual for us. A big thank you to Erin and everyone at the CAC who helped to make this happen!