Secret codes bleached into your cotton with hidden messages...it does sound a bit Science Fiction but it is real!
This project: Cryptographer & Encoded Textiles was designed by Dutch collective Raw Color. Daniera ter Haar & Christoph Brach are Raw Color and they work on self initiated and commissioned projects in their Eindhoven based studio.
Cryptographer & Encoded Textiles made it's debut last April at Salone del Mobile 2012. Together with Remon van den Eijnden, Peter Bust, Bart van der Linden, and Studio Watt, they created a project that was inspired by cryptography or in other words 'code language' which was often used in World War I and II to secure communication and information when in the presence of a third party.
What they developed was a new way to make use of a Cryptographer that generates patterns by translating words into a code, controlled by text messaging making each letter or character transform into a specified icon.... MORE
I mean how cool is that now you can have your own personal message encoded into a cloth making it extra special to have or to give..
If you want to learn more about this technique I would suggest you take a look here