Meet Kagen Sound, the Award-Winning Designer Behind the World’s Most Intricate Puzzle Boxes — Colossal
Advertisement: Click here to learn how to Generate Art From Text
As a young child, Kagen SoundDesigned a cardboard box puzzle that required users to move a hidden piece within the work to open. The Rubik’s Cube-esque project sparked a lifelong passion for the designer, who’s now known worldwide for his wildly intricate patterns and sequences.
The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us A new documentaryThe Wired team visits Sound’s garage studio, where he walks viewers through his process and workspace. The designer combines his 20 years’ experience in woodworking with his background in math. Joinery TechniquesTo create springs, geometric sliders, and elegant motifs using interlaced materials. “A lot of times if I can determine a finish for a particular kind of wood, it will unlock a project in itself,” he says. These mind-boggling pieces contain secret mechanisms and maneuvers. International recognitionAs one of the most talented puzzle box designers in all of the world.
Do you value stories and artists of this kind?Join the team Colossal memberSupport independent arts publishing today for as little $5 per month. You will connect with a group of readers who share a passion for contemporary art. You will be able read articles and our newsletters without any ads, sustain our interview program, get early access to limited-edition prints and discounts, and so much more. Join now!