I received my MFA this spring from Art Center College of Design’s Media Design Practices program. Before graduate school I worked on green infrastructure (green roofs, street-level rain capture), studied human geography at Dartmouth, and spent 18 years in rural Vermont.
The pigahedron is a piggy bank designed via the lens of R. Buckminster Fuller. Its form is inspired by his Dymaxion Projection world map, seen below, which offered a geometric solution to the problem of representing a curved surface accurately in two dimensions.
I grew up understanding that dashed lines mean cut and solid lines mean fold, but during this project I discovered this is a culturally relative knowledge that is inverted in parts of Asia and Europe, so there is a second version for their topsy turvy world.