Materials: Resin, Chalk and Aluminium, year: 2014
The design of the room divider is inspired by the Moorish architecture of 12–17th century Southern Spain.
The so-called ‘Mudéjar style’ consists of constructive and decorative Middle Eastern forms combined with (for that time) contemporary Spanish building materials such as brick, iron and plaster. The 17 ‘wallpaper groups’, characterized by repeating two-dimensional patterns, are a distinctive element of the ‘Mudéjar style’ and can all be found at the famous Alhambra Palace in Granada.

The room divider takes its form especially from an interpretation of the window grates of the ‘Mudéjar style’. Siba based her design on one triangular element that can be fixed in different directions in the aluminium frame of the partition screen. The 172 lightweight triangular elements are formed from a mix of resin and chalk and have the appearance of concrete.
The design as a whole, its functional, material, and structural elements, translates cultural heritage into a contemporary interior item.

Limited edition of: 12 + 1 AP + 1 P

photography by Lisa Klappe
This project is supported by the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.

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