Toward Design Magazine

Toward Design Magazine featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Hodo Zero Gravity

This is an unparalleled zero gravity comfort-tech shirt in the industry: 0 sense, which means 0 pressure, 0 wrinkle, 0 restraint, and is also the design inspiration, representing the designer's pursuit for ultimate comfort and high quality. It's the first to combine microfiber + modal natural fiber + spandex elastic fiber with Swiss HeiQ intelligent temperature control black technology in an all-round way, and with the sophisticated and exquisite workmanship, making it is suitable for multi-scene wearing needs, soft, skin-friendly and elastic, and does not produce sense of restraint.

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Bio-inspired fabric

Uniqueness :The textile can coil and uncoil upon human touch, can absorb carbon form from atmosphere based on the features of leaves and artificial photosynthesis and chances of providing water at locations where oxygen is less but exposure to sunlight is possible. Inspiration: memosa-pudica plant (bio-inspiration). Challenge: To deduce features of memosa pudica, artificial photosynthesis and incorporate into textile fabrication. Production : Two methods; First by compression rolling and second by edgebinding. Team Members: Pradeep Yammiyavar & Rajatesh Nath Barbhuiya.

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DVELAS

DVELAS recovers used sails to transform them into contemporary designs, emerging as a creative reaction to harness the vast amount of material disposed from sailing ships, taking their aesthetics, materials, techniques and forms as a new way and inspiration for design. DVELAS produces in Limited and Unique Editions: These series originating from a specific sail, are identified with a tag with data about the source of the sail as the homeport, the sailboat, the type of sail and the original sailmaker.

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Conductear

The Conductive loom brings a great innovation for the textile area, uniting art, technological innovation and sustainability. It is made with conductive wires, silk and cotton. Its main element is the wire wich is produced from an environmental liability, arising from the process of making biodiesel. Its main feature is to be conductor of energy thereby it is possible to discharge the static energy of the users, eliminating several problems caused by the accumulation of this energy: stress, insomnia, muscles pains, shocks and damage to electronics components.

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Lasso

Lasso as a definition is a long rope with a running noose at one end. Instead of being inspired in; this textile is a result of. It has both special touch and aesthetic besides some special frayed channels so the light can pass through very softly. It is half industrial - half crafted, woven in electronic looms and cut by hand. This project is very attractive and addictive as a candy and has been one of the top challenges and discovery on my career as a textile designer. This project is about serendipia, stumbling upon, chance discovery, fortuity and accident.

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Textile Braille

Industrial universal jacquard textile thought as a translator for blind people. This fabric can be read by people with good sight and it is intended for them to help the blind people who are starting to lose sight or having vision problems; in order to learn the braille system with a friendly and common material: fabric. It contains the alphabet, numbers and punctuation marks. No colors are added. It is a product on grey scale as a principle of no light perception. It is a project with social meaning and goes beyond commercial textiles.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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