729 blue semi-transparent textile bricks by akane moriyama
729 blue semi-transparent textile bricks by akane moriyama 729 blue semi-transparent textile bricks by akane moriyama
jun 16, 2013

729 blue semi-transparent textile bricks by akane moriyama

729 blue semi-transparent textile bricks by akane moriyama



consisting of 729 connected textile components, ‘blue brick’ by akane moriyama is dyed in three different blue gradients and hue variants. each nylon piece can be separated and sewn together again, which enables a continuous transformation within the spatial installation. developed as an ever-changing modular configuration, the system by moriyama influences how the interior facade interacts within the expanding and contracting unit of colorful panels. functionally speaking, the intervention has the potential to co-exist within the space as a transparent wall, massive curtain, or even as a horizontal carpet-shaped element.



north view



east view












inside the nylon panels



the installation seen from the exterior



dyeing process






process – 1 layer



process – 4 layers



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.

  • Nicely done. Beautiful. Required much patience… Whew!


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