BFI honors Einar Thorstein

BFI honors designer Einar Thorsteinn, who passed away on May 6th. Thorsteinn was strongly influenced by Bucky and was also a student of the late Frei OttoAn article in Curbed recounts six of his "experiments" throughout his lifetime:

 

"His shapeshifting career has touched on polyhedral volumes, alternative mathematics, life-size spherical shapes, Icelandic folk tales, 'outer space architecture,' and crystallography." 

 

Check out some of his collaborations with Studio Olafur Eliasson here and a 2007 interview here. 

 

 

 

 

 

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