Haptic Immersion

30th June 2014

With her project 'Haptic Immersion', recent textiles graduate from Chelsea, Abby Bucknall questions our perception of materiality in a increasingly digital age.

As a materials designer Abby, like many other designers, believes we are starved of tactile immersion and as such wants to engage people with their senses in a physical domain.

Fusing materials such as carpet, foam and perspex her materials palette is further enhanced with screen printed surfaces that offer a playful and tactile experience and challenge notions of depth, tactility and preconception.

Abby's use of graphical forms, unexpected still life and colour bring a very modern and engaging experience to future textiles.

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