Tag - The Cryptology Collections

R&R, A Collection of Designs for Healthcare Interiors

This month we are excited to introduce R&R, a collection of health and wellness-inspired patterns for healthcare interiors. This is the latest group of patterns in the award-winning Cryptology Collections. Using our innovative technique of designing with coded messages, we created beautiful designs with hidden messages about health and wellness. When we created The Cryptology Collections, we thought about how patterns contribute to what is being communicated in a built environment. When it comes to healthcare interiors, what if...

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Design Pool Wins a HiP Award & Metropolis Likes

That's a wrap on NeoCon 2021 and it was a productive 3 days for Design Pool. It was so rewarding to introduce Design Pool to interior designers, architects and students in the commercial interior industry. We also won two awards from prestigious national publications, a HiP Award and a Metropolis Likes. We won an Interior Design Magazine HiP Award! Our Knowledge is Power, part of The Cryptology Collections, won a HiP Award for Health + Wellness: Fabrics +...

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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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Introducing Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the Inspiration for The Cryptology Collections

Elizebeth Smith Friedman is an American hero whose work is largely unknown to most people. Yet, when we learned about her work as a codebreaker and cryptanalyst, she became the inspiration for The Cryptology Collections. Thankfully, in recent years, people are finally telling her story. Elizebeth is the subject of Jason Fagone's book, The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies and her story is the focus of...

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The Cryptology Collections, Debuting at NeoCon 2021

Design Pool LLC. is excited to introduce The Cryptology Collections at NeoCon 2021 in Chicago this fall. This collection of twenty original pattern designs is inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collections 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 Collections invites people to take a deeper...

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