Encoded Textiles

10th May 2012

Shown during the dutch invertuals 'retouched' exhibition during milan design week - an evolution of the fantastic show 'untouchables' shown during Dutch design week last year, Studio Raw Color showed their latest project.

Exploring the idea that there is a constant 'conversation' floating around in the digital space in e mails and text messages,they have developed a cryptographer which generates pattern based on words which have been translated into a code.

A continuation of their experimentation from the Anti Printer shown during the FLOW exhibition in 2010 during Dutch Design week, bleach is applied to a textile from a pen which is attached to the print head of the cryptographer.

The 'written' icons are actually encoded from each texted or e mailed character and the result in an ever changing pattern dependent on the text input. In addition they have used different dye stuff that reacts to the bleach in different ways resulting in varying shades and unique patterns.

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