curtain collection 2016
Initially inspired from hard and textured architectural surfaces like concrete, glass and weathered metal, the studio created a series of new surface textures and cast them in plaster. The play of light and shadow on the relief of their output resulted in the graphic pattern of Utopia, while the iridescent and luminous quality of brushed aluminium and glass is interpreted in the diagonal twill of Lake. Utopia features jacquard-woven diagonal lines in varying dimensions. Creating a subtle contrast with the matte background, Lake’s twill pattern emerges as you get closer to the textile.
We wanted to create technical fabrics but with soft architectural colours. We researched Le Corbusier’s tapestries and paintings in the city of Chandigarh and were inspired by the brightly coloured buildings that faded in the sun over time, making the colours dusty