German designer Elisa Strozyk plays with traditional materials and new forms.
German artist, Elisa Strozyk is turning wood into flexible textile.
She is pushing the boundaries of what we know and expect from a material or category. We are used to experience wood as a hard material but we usually don’t experience a wooden surface that can be manipulated by touch.
Using traditional material to create new forms in a playful and surprising way, awakening our senses. The making process is through destroying the material into pieces, like tiles, which are then attached to a textile base.
Her goal is to reconnect us to real feelings and a new tactile experience. Elisa believes that “giving importance to surfaces that are desirable to touch can reconnect us with the material world and enhance the emotional value of an object.”