GT2P, which stands for Great
Things to People, is a studio involved
in projects of architecture, art and
design, established in Santiago, Chile.
“We are in a continuous process
of research and experimentation in
digital crafting, promoting new encounters between the technologies for
projecting and the richness of the local
expressed in traditional materials and
techniques,” according to a statement
on their website, www.gt2p.com.
“Our work methodology has two dimensions. First, we seek to systematize
knowledge and observation, whether
of natural, artificial, geometric or spatial, phenomena, through generative
“Here parametric design is a tool to
guide the planning of projects that we
carry out, enabling the integration of
its stages of design, development and
“On the other hand, we have
discovered an artistic dimension that
connects us with our cultural heritage,
through the incorporation of tra-
ditional experience and knowledge
that feed and qualify the generative
algorithms or DNA that we create,”
“Exposing the unexpectedness of
manual processes and local materials
is a way to value what we are in what
The design firm has employed
a similar wavy pattern on a cabinet
carved into its wooden doors.
Check out the cabinet and other
pieces here. ;
GT2P’s work was showcased at the Friedman Benda gallery in New York City. The design
firm’s name stands for Great Things to People.
GT2P also featured a wavy textured motif
on this armoire as part of the exhibit.
This sculptured piece blends seating and surfaces in an organic form.
Not all of GT2P’s creations are strictly
furniture as evidenced by this lighting
fixture that seems to grow from a rock.