Outfit Housefit

16th July 2014

With the rise of digital technology, shifting work practices and multiple living spaces we are able to live and work seamlessly between work and home, inside and out. As we move from one place to another we are no longer fixed, yet the things that we surround ourselves with are.

Exploring this hybrid space between our personal fluidity and the static world of our furniture and interior objects, Denise Gong's Outfit Housefit is a series of textile furniture pieces that sit in the hybrid space between clothes and furniture - objects that can adapt to our surroundings in our increasingly dynamic lifestyle.

Considering the idea that if our room becomes the body and our furniture becomes our clothing, Gong questions the new aesthetics that would emerge.

Doing away with conventional clothing design, rather than considering season, occasion and functionality, Gong plays with scale, materials, function and changing use keeping in mind what clothing for non humans would look like and poses questions as to whether a space wears its furniture in the same way that humans wear their clothes.

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