in studio sol’s latest project, head creator hansol kim creates a response to the question ’why do people cover things?’. the artist examines this question by making three various provocative and intriguing homeware pieces. ‘I have been stimulated by the objects and aesthetics of a table, kitchen and a shower booth.’ explains kim, ‘these areas are personal zones of safety for me, so to transform them into garments and be able to wear them in uncomfortable situations, is reassuring’.


studio sol transforms everyday homeware into personalized wearable garments

 

 

studio sol provides different explanations as to ‘why people cover things’: firstly, clothing can be referred to as a second skin, protecting our bodies — it can protect objects when put on the floor/table. according to the artist, it fulfills the human instinct that humans have a desire to feel secure by wearing the product. secondly, although these three wearable designs appear as though objects are attached to flat fabric, it actually conceals things. it covers one’s body while showing the public personal belongings. 


the yellow kitchen homeware design

 

 

sol relates to many people by explaining that he feels safe once covered with a duvet or a blanket. the third object consists of carefully selected personal belongings from his room sowed into a blanket  — bringing this item outside the house makes one feel like they’re surrounded by their personal belongings, making them feel secure. 


the product is meant to be used as a personal safety solution


the showerware design is an apron fuzed with a shower curtain 


although these three wearable designs appear as though objects are attached to flat fabric, it actually conceals things


the showerware garment being demonstrated


the tableware design


this design is features carefully selected personal belongings from the designer’s room, sowed into a blanket


being protected by the blanket


the wearable blanket design 

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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