Tag - Codebreaking

Classified, a Video Guide to the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collections, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen created a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Classified, the messages reference terminology used in the building and breaking of codes. Beginning with those coded...

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Classified, a Wallcovering Collection

This fall at NeoCon 2021, Design Pool is introducing The Cryptology Collection, a collection of twenty original pattern designs inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collection is part of Design Pool’s digital library, the only pattern library created exclusively for interior designers and home to over 600 designs. The Cryptology Collection includes four smaller groupings designed for specific markets, including upholstery, wallcovering, flooring,...

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Top Secret, a Video About the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collections, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen created a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Top Secret, the messages reference five codebreaking women from WWII and their interesting histories. The work these...

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Top Secret, a Vinyl Flooring Collection

This fall at NeoCon 2021, Design Pool is introducing The Cryptology Collection, a collection of twenty original pattern designs inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collection is part of Design Pool’s digital library, the only pattern library created exclusively for interior designers and home to over 600 designs. The Cryptology Collection includes four smaller groupings designed for specific markets, including upholstery, wallcovering, flooring,...

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Want to give codebreaking a shot?

When we read this book by Jason Fagone about Elizebeth Smith Friedman's work codebreaking, we were quickly bitten by the cryptology bug. Months later, that inspiration manifested into The Cryptology Collections, a collection of pattern designs inspired by code. What about you? Do you want to give codebreaking a shot? Before you get started, let's define a few codebreaking & building terms. Cryptology: the scientific study of cryptography and cryptanalysis Code: a system of symbols (such as letters or numbers) used...

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Radio Waves, a Closer Look at the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collection, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen created a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Radio Waves, the messages reference two significant things. The first is the invention of the wireless telegraph,...

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Radio Waves, an Acoustic Panel Collection

This fall at NeoCon 2021, Design Pool is introducing The Cryptology Collection, a collection of twenty original pattern designs inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collection is part of Design Pool’s digital library, the only pattern library created exclusively for interior designers and home to over 600 designs. The Cryptology Collection includes four smaller groupings designed for specific markets, including upholstery, wallcovering, flooring,...

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Knowledge is Power, the Technique Behind the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collection, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen wanted to create a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Knowledge is Power, that message is the name of the person whose work sparked the...

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Knowledge is Power, an Upholstery Collection

This fall at NeoCon 2021, Design Pool is introducing The Cryptology Collection, a collection of twenty original pattern designs. This collection is inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collection is part of Design Pool’s digital library, the only pattern library created exclusively for interior designers and home to over 600 designs. The Cryptology Collection includes four smaller groupings designed for specific markets, including...

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