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Monday's quick start: Cryptographer & Encoded Textiles by Raw Color

Monday, 11 June 2012 by Irene Hoofs


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 EijndenPeter BustBart 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 hereRawtextiles9



more from Raw Colors is this project above Raw Textiles...

..Raw Color  found via Fam. Summerbelle's blog

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