Innovative and sustainably produced textiles from natural materials, recycled plastics and 3D printed clothing and function-oriented so-called smart textiles are subject to the must-see exhibition “Textile Design today – From Experiment to Series” at the Bauhaus Archive Berlin. The exhibition “Textile Design today” is a fantastic insight into future-oriented textile design, which is so much more than just printed fabric. Visionary ideas and experiments of renowned designers and students of the art school, which are examples of what would be possible tomorrow.
What awaits us in Textile Design today
In addition to selected works by renowned designers such as e.g. the Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, the Finnish 3D expert Janne Kyttanen and the Anglo-German light artist Moritz Waldemeyer who for example illuminated spectacular the basket-like shell (see picture at the bottom of the page) for the British hat designer Philip Treacy, also exhibits of exciting design labels like Kvadrat (Denmark), Friday (Switzerland) and Création Baumann (Switzerland) can be seen. Special attention is given to the experimental study and theses of the Department of Textile Design Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle. The main focus, the exhibition is divided into seven areas: tradition, cultural transfer, color, material, technology, smart textiles and sustainability.
And because experimentation leads to innovation, the visitors of “Textile Design today” can descend in a completely surprising world of innovative textiles in the clothing, architecture, interior and vehicle area. Off – Warning! – Milk produced yarns and fabrics made of beeswax and pine needles are just a small taste of what awaits the visitor in the exhibition rooms.
Do not miss: On 25.5. at 7 o’clock starts in the framework of the accompanying program of Textile Design today the roundtable “Green Fashion – niche or mass market”. On 6.7., Also at 7 o’clock, young designers are on the occasion guests of the thematic priority “current fashion design from Berlin”. Registration respectively under firstname.lastname@example.org
Bauhaus-Archive / Museum für Design, Berlin
16.3. to 5.9.2016
Klingelhöferstraße 14, 10785 Berlin
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