Technical Design of kinetic installation In 20 Steps by Studio Drift.

Delivered an analysis, and balanced suspension design for two connected elements hanging in free space. The challenge was to suppress the unwanted Degrees of Freedom and promote others, while taking into account manufacturing imperfections of glass, and disturbances in the space.

The solution was found in a separate adapter, which is always straight by weight and suspension method. The elements are connected via a ball joint, eliminating unwanted motion compared to 1-DOF joints.


The new version is even more exciting (coming soon):