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Under Construction

Under Construction

Jo Pierce


‘Under Construction’ explores thermal insulation materials used for buildings and their potential to be a textile print surface. Inspired by an earlier workshop collaboration “ We are Never Naked” with Architect Eva Sopeoglou and Matina Kousidi and taking visual inspiration from the installation of household heating systems and construction spaces this project has created a series of playful textiles that propose new interior uses for these previously hidden materials.

Turning the inside out Jo’s print is an exploration of low impact materials and low-tech utilitarian print to connect and suggest information for the homemade aesthetic and offer an alternative to slick products. Recycled composite wool rich fibers and composite foam materials have been the focus to explore surface pattern created using screen print, heat press and print finishing techniques including expandex, vinyl, inlay and bonding techniques.



London, England

Jo Pierce

London, England

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