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What is this?

Large-scale 3-D looking design of folded paper. Each width is composed of two columns. Printed in blue on a white ground.

Why is this in our collection?

Jocelyn Warner creates her designs by scanning objects and manipulating the resulting images on her computer to simplify their forms. The designs are bold and printed in refreshing colors. Step is from Warner’s second collection, produced in 2000. This piece was inspired by scanning folded paper, which led to a large three-dimensional design joined together in totem-pole lengths. The design is screenprinted in just one color and can be hung either in pilaster-like stripes or horizontally as a frieze. Warner’s wallpapers illustrate how digital technology is influencing surface design. Warner is a British designer based in London. She studied textile design at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts and... more

This is a sidewall from United Kingdom. It is dated ca. 2000 and we acquired it in 2003. Gift of Designtex Group and Jocelyn Warner. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

screen-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

Overall: 914.4 x 52.1 cm (30 ft. x 20 1/2 in.)

This object was retailed by Designtex Group and designed by Jocelyn Warner

This object was donated by Jocelyn Warner and Designtex Group

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18698049/ |title=Sidewall, "Step", ca. 2000 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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