You are on page 1of 3

Dimensional

By WGSN, 06 December 2010

Research & Reference
Stacked layers

Paper Chair by Mathias Bengtsson

Lilly Heine, Central Saint Martins, MA Graduate
Collection 2010

Danish designer Mathias
©WGSN 2014

Erosio Chair from Digital Couture series by Hermann
Weizenegger, 2009

Bengtsson mixes digital and handmade techniques to create a chair from recycled paper.com/JulianBond Responsive environments Seed Cathedral by Thomas Heatherwick for the British Pavilion. with each strand picking up information and responding .hermannaugustweizenegger. Thomas Heatherwick’s Seed Cathedral pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010 combines 60. in his Digital Couture series he has created a range of objects that offer up a new type of typology. as 3D optics play tricks on the eye and have a layered and stacked quality.org Hermann Weizenegger has developed a technique where he partners traditional craftsmanship with new manufacturing processes such as rapid prototyping. which have a flat-to-3D surface typology. glued and heat-formed to create a 3D body. hotelrca. Jason Bruges has created an interactive artwork using Philips Lumiblade OLEDs. Inspired by the Mimosa family of plants which change kinetically to suit their environmental conditions. while the graphic monochromatic patterns highlight the shape of the chair. Cleverly mathematically engineered layers of fabric build the sculptural form of the garment. the mould can be manipulated and adjusted with the rods to create endless variations in the shape of the final product.com ©WGSN 2014 Sprout I/O by Marcelo Coelho and Pattie Maes at MIT Developed by scientists at MIT. The paper-thin lights represent the delicate petals of flowers. lillyheine.de The Pixel Mould by Julian Bond plays with the traditional process of slip casting and rapid manufacturing. Allowing the user to become part of the design and production. which has a 3D pixelated form. research project Sprout I/O is a kinetic fur that uses embedded electronic sensors within a soft textile interface to capture movements through physical touch.com www. Modernising such traditions as wood turning. Lilly Heine uses soft geometric layers of laser-cut fabric to create dimensional garments. and open and close in response to movement and light.000 fibre-optic rods pierced into a wooden structure that gently move in the wind like a lightweight fur.danishcrafts. Black-and-white paper is stacked together.jasonbruges. www. Mimosa by Jason Bruges Studio for Philips www. Shanghai Expo 2010 Inspired by a dandelion head. integrating fabric construction and garment together.

the mould can be manipulated and adjusted with the rods to create endless variations in the shape of the final product. which has a 3D pixelated form.cn Manipulating structures Pixel Slip Casting Machine by Julian Bond Warped Tapestry by Chloë McCormick The Pixel Mould by Julian Bond plays with the traditional process of slip casting and rapid manufacturing. chloemccormick. fluid.and give the building a dynamic. creating a new dimension between a textile and a product. she has developed 3D nylon lasersintered warps. animated quality. Allowing the user to become part of the design and production.edu en.media.mit.com/JulianBond Experimenting with threedimensional weaving. which are then woven by hand. to environmental changes.expo2010.com ©WGSN 2014 . Warped Tapestry by Chloë McCormick combines traditional tapestry weaving with innovative material technology.blogspot. hotelrca.