IAAC - Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - Barcelona

Fab Textiles

The Barcelona Fab textiles based in
 the Stigmergic Fibers (A new approach to material behaviour) designed by Jean Akanish, 
Jin Shihui
, Alexander Dolan and 
Ali Yerdel in the Master for Advanced Architecture (IAAC 2012-2013_
Digital Tectonics – Fabrication Ecologies) is working in a new technology for fashion design related with natural hemp fibres.

FASHION DESIGN EXPLORATION WITH NATURAL HEMP FIBERS

This material is a non-woven material that allows applications without sewing on structures allowing continuity and multiple densities.

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Using natural hemp fibres and white glue, the application on wearables opens new concepts in fashion design based on ecological concepts.

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Video of the exploration process.