Generative Jigsaw Puzzles

puzzle inspiration

Year

2014

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Our puzzle cut style was inspired by a number branching, interlocking patterns in nature. We began by examining the suture patterns of ammonites, experimented with a fluidic experiment called a Hele-Shaw Cell before finally studying dendritic solidifcation, a crystal growth process that occurs in the super-cooled fluids.

  1. ammonite sutures

  2. ammonite sutures

  3. video: Hele-Shaw cell experiments

  4. viscous fingering in a hele-shaw cell

  5. viscous fingering in a hele-shaw cell

  6. viscous fingering in a hele-shaw cell

  7. viscous fingering in a hele-shaw cell