This work places itself in the field of woven textile design and the lenticular effect in a spatial context. The lenticular effect refers to a ribbed surface structure which changes appearance depending on from which angle it is viewed. The aim is to combine woven pleats with colours and patterns to create a lenticular effect.
Bindings, patterns and colours have been investigated in both handweaving and jacquard weaving. Three suggestions for a woven, pleated, shifting textile have been developed. The three tracks are a colour shift and gradient with a surface structure, a pattern shift taking place across all sides of a pleat and a jacquard pattern hidden between the pleats.
By creating a textile which shifts as it is viewed from different angles and distances, the motive is to encourage movement around the woven piece, broaden the possible uses of woven textiles and invite the viewer to take a closer look at the woven structure.
Photo: Daniela Ferro