Process blue textiles
In line with our Perfect Imperfection design direction, designers are celebrating the poetry of process. The application of dye and pigment to surface becomes an experimental art. Embracing the uncontrollable, dynamic colour is captured in an imprint. Though the process is repeated, the reaction is unpredictable, so each replicated object is nonetheless unique. Textile designer Anna Badur’s Drawn by Nature collection explores the potential application of natural forces as a creative medium. The collection’s spontaneous patterns are created when blue pigments are blown, haphazardly and without restraint, over wet fabric. Taking the phrase Out of the Blue literally, Studiopepe’s collection of objects is an investigation into the relationship between form, light and colour. Using the photographic process of cyanotype printing, the designers applied seemingly random blue staining.
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