– Tactile field research on the boundaries of clothing
If human's sensual access to the world is changing as a result of increasing digitalization and automation, what tactile and haptic role could clothing play as second skin to locate its wearer in the here and now and have a positive effect on self-awareness?
Tactile Matters is an exploration of the tactile potential of clothing in the field of speculative design.
2020 Master Thesis, University of Arts and Design Basel
'The Institute for Tactile Training' develops specific tracksuits to train the sense of touch and reconnect with the most important tool — the body
– Feel Suit
is tight-fitting full body suit made of soft neoprene. The surface is - based on the tactile body map - processed with flock fibres. To train the sense of touch and to examine the own body perception.