producks' printed textile pattern results in 3D fabric
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oct 17, 2012
producks' printed textile pattern results in 3D fabric



producks’ printed textile pattern results in 3D fabric
‘poli lounge chair’ by producks

 

 

 

exploring new ways to combine the production of textiles with industrial design, israeli studio producks (yoav avinoam and gil sheffi) has developed a cloth material which features a printed pattern that dictates how two-dimensional fabric can become something that is more  three-dimensional and sculptural in its appearance.


the pattern printed on the fabric determines how it folds and falls

 

 

 

the first application is the ‘poli lounge chair’ a result of a collaboration with textile designer mika barr. it uses one spread of the material over its seat, back and armrest eliminating the need to meticulously fold it so that it lays flat. in this way the upholstery has a more active role in the final form of the chair, the geometric, faceted appearance of ‘poli’ transforms into a comfortable place to rest once sat upon.

 


developing the prototype

 


the fabric is specially printed so that it falls in more three-dimensional way

 


working model exploring the form of the lounge chair

 


material and pattern size investigation

 


moulded upholstery

 


development phase

 


textile sample

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