The Popcore exhibition, which took place in Eindhoven during Dutch Design Week 2016, aimed to showcase the multidisciplinary interests and talents of young designers – a concept for millennials, by millennials.
Teeny Tiny: The quirky Teeny Tiny sportswear collection by design duo AnoukxVera features pink and blue cartoon-like prints of kneecaps, hairy legs and stripes. Aiming to revolutionise the fashion industry, the garments are manufactured on-demand to avoid unsold stock and wasted materials.
Grid Mirrors: A set of three mirrors by Hans van Sinderen are set into different tray and bowl bases featuring a black and white grid pattern. When the objects are stacked on top of each other, the warped reflections of the gridded pattern create the optical illusion of additional three-dimensional surfaces.
Idaho: Inspired by images of Google Earth, German designer Tanita Klein created a wooden furniture system consisting of semi-circle nesting tables and floor tiles that function as tracks. The ball-shaped leg ends slide along the grooves in the wooden tiles to create different configurations with the tables.
Acoustic Landscapes: Designer Robin Maas uses different weaving techniques and thick cords to transform flat felt surfaces into three-dimensional structures with acoustic qualities.
One Stool: With the One Stool project, Bastiaan De Nennie aims to achieve new 3D-printed plastic aesthetics by designing and printing one stool a day over the course of a year, using one kilogram of material.
See our full coverage of Dutch Design Week 2016 for more material illusions and 3D printing innovations.