DK BENJAMIN

David Wiseman

David Wiseman Studio

PATTERN DESIGN & CAD PREP

 

NEED
As David Wiseman expanded his operations as one of the most sought after artists and designers in the country, he experimented with new production methods and operational processes to meet demand.
Wiseman needed a design firm that could handle his studio’s new technological challenges (e.g. laser cutting large bronze pieces) while still trusting that they would ensure artistic integrity, handling the task with at least as much care as his own studio hands.

CHALLENGE
Wiseman engaged DK Benjamin to first review his initial drawings of his Terrazzo Bar, and then find ways to creatively stitch together several of his signature patterns. The final result would need to take the form of a vector graphics and CAD drawings in preparation for laser cutting the massive bronze pieces that made up the scaffolding of the Terrazzo Bar.

SOLUTION
After becoming intimately familiar with the artist’s style and design philosophy, DK Benjamin was able to stitch together his various, independent signature patterns in a way that conveyed Wiseman’s natural touch.

RESULTS
Wiseman was deeply pleased with DKBC’s creative solutions, but also was able to put many of the assets that were delivered to use in several other works, the value of which is still growing. Wiseman’s Terrazzo Bar has since sold to a private collector for $150,000.

 
David Wiseman is one of the leading American designers of his generation. He has created many on-site installations for public institutions, international brands, and private collections. His work is also included in several museums including the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He is represented by his brother Ari, former deputy director of the  Guggenheim Museum  and Foundation.

David Wiseman is one of the leading American designers of his generation. He has created many on-site installations for public institutions, international brands, and private collections. His work is also included in several museums including the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He is represented by his brother Ari, former deputy director of the Guggenheim Museum and Foundation.

David Wiseman’s Original Drawings

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DKBC combining patterns

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Final CAD drawing

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Finished work

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