HANNAH ROBSON

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THIS MAKER CASE STUDY 

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ABOUT HANNAH

Hannah is a woven textile designer interested in the spatial qualities of textiles by seeking to extend the limits of the loom to make sculptural work that demonstrates strength and stability .

INSPIRED BY...

Honeycomb, Squid Beak and Glass Sea Sponge

BIO-INSPIRED TEXTILES

Hannah worked with paper-based materials to exploring how cellular structures can help designers create volume and strength using a weave related textile processes and techniques.

 

Hannah's ambition was to create a proof of concept load bearing textile prototype from paper-based materials that could present a new way of designing and creating furniture. She achieved this by working out how to transition from woven to non-woven form to create a gradient structure and introduce load bearing strength which she achieved by creating a twist (helical structure) in the textile. 

 

Hannah successfully created a strong structure out of weak material. 

Download Hannah's case study to find out how this design addressed our three sustainability pillars: Resource Efficiency, Longevity and Recovery

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THIS MAKER CASE STUDY