This piece shows pattern and texture because of the way the metal is weaved together. The metal also creates a pattern from light to dark in the weave, giving the piece visual appeal. The surface of this is most likely smooth as well.
Part of a series of studies proposing new architectural surfaces. This is a grid of nested hexagons with linework radiating from the center of each module. It was designed, drawn and fabricated digitally. The material is mdf milled with a CNC router.