elena corchero: reflective lace
 
elena corchero: reflective lace elena corchero: reflective lace
oct 14, 2009

elena corchero: reflective lace

installation inside the bike feature at 100% design london image © designboom

lost values encourages a future where design is aware of the environment, emotional, yet smart and playful. creative director, elena corchero specializes in smart textiles, finding new and interesting ways of integrating technology into our everyday life. her reflective lace project was exhibited inside the bike feature at this year’s 100% design london. the work questions safety habits in today’s fashion conscious city through cycling gear. she explores the use of reflective threads to develop garments and biking gear which encourages cycling safety, but camouflages into our everyday desired look and style.

reflective lace coverings are made for bicycle seats, locks, handlebars, helmets and water bottles image © designboom

lace in its unreflective state image © designboom

lace in its reflective state image © designboom

image © designboom

sewing reflective lace into everyday garments

reflective lace socks

designer elena corchero portrait © designboom

  • superb! where can I buy it? 🙂

    untitled says:
  • You have to see: http://www.joanavasconcelos.com/

    Carlos Coelho says:
  • reflective lace products can be purchased on elena corchero’s website [url=http://www.lostvalues.com]here[/url].

    andrea db says:
  • I’d rather buy the reflective thread/yarn so I could incorporate into my own designs.

    Kuri says:
  • Lace and racing bikes are two different worlds that just don’t mix.

    tjilp says:

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