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Hella Jongerius to conduct Masterclass - 'Fabrics which Transform' at by Audax
May '08
On 22, 23, 24 October 2008 Dutch Designer Hella Jongerius will conduct a masterclass in the Audax Textile Museum.

Hella Jongerius:
Designer Hella Jongerius (1963) has become known for the special way she fuses industry and craft, high and low tech, tradition and the contemporary.

After graduating Eindhoven Design Academy in 1993 she started her own design company, Jongeriuslab, through which she produces her own projects and projects for clients such as Maharam (New York), Royal Tichelaar Makkum (The Netherlands), Vitra (Basel) and IKEA (Sweden).

Her work has been shown at museums and galleries such as the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (New York), MoMA (New York), the Design Museum (London), Galerie KREO (Paris) and Moss gallery (New York).

Masterclass 'Fabrics which Transform':
A selection of objects from the collection of the Audax Textile Museum (ATM) will be the inspiration for designing new contemporary upholstery.

During the master class the participants will be supported by the product developers of the TextileLab in the ATM. Use can be made of the computer guided weaving and knitting machines, the embroidery machine, inkjet printer and graphics scan.

Layers: Worker chair with Backpack. Courtesy Moss Gallery, 2006.

The masterclass is intended for professionals in the field of textile and interior and fashion designers. Enrolment is also open to participants like architects and visual artists.

Hella Jongerius will select the participants from among the candidates. A maximum of 15 persons can take part.

Enrolment should take place before 1 September 2008.

Audax Textile Museum

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