Material Stories

4th December 2014

Inspired by topical research into the impact of man on earth and the new geological epoch that we are living through - 'The Anthroprecene', textile designer Emily Marsh is exploring a future aesthetic whereby artificial materials are merging with the organic environment resulting in hybrid materials.

The natural world is already redefining our future materials palette with these new material hybrids known as Plastoglomerates.

These new materials are disrupting nature with their unexpected collisions and are providing inspiration for a rash of designers including Marsh who has created a range of textually engaging and unsettling materials explorations – her Material Stories.

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I use this blog as a notebook of inspirations – I post things I see and like and thoughts of mine. I don't revolve around a singular topic and neither does this blog. Everything and anything is relevant


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