The first design sketches for Flora Dei.

The basic shapes are inspired by orchids. As I had been working on the ‘In Suspended Snimation’-series for some time now, it seemed only logical that ‘Flora’ would also be part of that series, and I sketched it into a metal frame. (middle right)

A detail of the sketch shows a cut through diagram of the flower, superimposed on the dimensions of a plywood board for maximum efficiency of use.

first sketch of material use and colour scheme. Still no designed stand or support for the Flower

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Flower 1995/1996

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composite photo Hybridicon

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