Bernardo Gaeiras


Objects created within Arabic context

Islamic art focused attention on geometry, pattern, symmetry and on the celebration of sacred and inspiring words in the form of Quranic calligraphy.
"You shall define the infinite by creating a beautifully ordered symmetric structure which repeats itself for ever and ever and is bejewelled with divine words!"
Screens are used to protect from the heat inside buildings, through the holes in the screen wind breezes cool the air.



This same geometric patterns are often applied into different objects.
The cut-out shapes create patterns and give the feeling of absence of weight together with elegance.