2D//3D And the Space between, New surfaces for human bodies is the search for a new shape for garments. Garments that are not simply sewn together from single parts but consist of different flat modules that can be fit together on the body by the wearer. This conscious step back to a flat shape refers to the garment-tradition before the 12th century and gives the wearer more freedom of choice, more possibilities to individualise himself. Moreover due to the optimised production without any offcuts and the open way of wearing it proves to be sustainable.
As a future oriented project it is set up as a relative of Critical Design. Its aim is less to create a market-ready, functional product but more to provoke thinking and debates and broaden the horizon.
In an extensive research I compared the seven elaborated shapes with the rules of good product-design set up by Donald Norman and made a field study with my garments. The following photo-shooting is aiming to show different ways of wearing the modules and focus on the interaction between two-dimentional and three-dimentional with and on the human body.
2D//3D stands therefore for the process that makes a two-dimensional shape into a three-dimensional one. The special focus lays therefore on the inbetween (// – the space between).