meiosis backpack by davidi gilad meiosis backpack by davidi gilad
aug 20, 2009

meiosis backpack by davidi gilad

meiosis is made up of polygonal shapes creating a shell all images courtesy of davidi gilad

meiosis backpack designed by davidi gilad, is an equipment bag which was developed to utilize the physical properties of the elastic materials in which the bag is made. it is constructed from rugged geometric polygonal shapes that harness the tension of the elastic fabrics, which is gained by attaching the rugged parts to the while they are stretched on a frame. when released, the geometric shapes prevent the fabrics from shrinking back, resulting in the bag’s form and structure. the tension and flexibility of the design maintains its shape while it is opened and closed.

the bag’s strength and shape is maintained when opening and closing

meiosis is made from elastic fabrics

the shape and structure is gained by harnessing the tension of the elastic fabric

profile of meiosis

mesh backing


the bag’s various components

the bag’s various components

tension of the bag is gained by attaching the rugged parts to the elastic fabrics while they are stretched on a frame

for use as a day pack in the city or the outdoors

the colors of meiosis blend in with the skyline of greys and blues

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