The Principals, a Brooklyn-based practice that work on industrial design and interactive environments, are posing a question to the design community: What would it be like if the environment we inhabit responded to our present in an active way? What if we shift the scale of the way in which our devices operate to the way our buildings function? The questions posed by The Principals are the considerations of a project called Cosmic Quilt.
“Cosmic Quilt” is the latest in a series of architectural installations designed and constructed by The Principals that explore the interaction between user and the built environment. Using a series of sensor-controlled motors and a unique system designed byThe Principals