I was inspired by the Japanese way of mending a broken bowl with glue that contains gold powder in order to highlight the lines of the break and making the mended object more precious and personal than the original.
This approach is in line with Wabi Sabi, my favorite philosophy: the beauty of things imperfect. All of the techniques used in this collection have surface treatments that start with a cut and have a specific way of being mended:
“Your fragility is your strength” (Pina)
|Pattern Maker, Design Assistant:||Dorthe Slej Pedersen|
|Graphic Design:||Natsuko Mizushima van der Ree|
|Information Technology:||Angie Chan|
|Textile Design Intern:||Marie van Landegen|