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Diploma project, ECAL 2016

in MASTER OF ADVANCED STUDIES DESIGN FOR LUXURY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP

Teacher(s): Nicolas Le Moigne


A selection of the 2016 diploma projects


Night Tought by ECAL/JENNA KAES

Night Tought is a serie of bedspreads produced within a Carmelite community in Verdun (France). These blankets sewed by a complex Computer Numerical Control machine are spread like architectural spaces in « trompe l’œil », creating a symbolic passage between reality and the dream world. This project is a starting point of a collaboration with a mystic 

xxx by ECAL/MARTIN BOLO

This project is the result of experimentations on metal pieces cut with a laser and associated to linear fiber carbon stripes. The researches were mainly focused on producing graphical structures that would be ultra light but particularly resistant. These micro architectures are only formed by the softness of the carbon fibers, sealed by aluminium inserts cut with laser. Weighing about 50 grammes, these baskets can easily carry heavy objects.

Broom Brothers by ECAL/HYUNJEE JUNG

Broom brothers is a range of products used in the daily life that are realized as esthetical pieces, between the ancestral tool and the modern object. From natural materials and crafts and traditional technics, I wanted to design simple but still useful objects with a very specific aesthetic that allows the user to exhibit them at home.


Head

Nicolas Le Moigne

Assistants

Ulysse Martel

Miloš Ristin


Night Tought by ECAL/Jenna Kaes

Image ECAL/Anna Karaseva


xxx by ECAL/Martin Bolo

Broom Brothers by ECAL/Hyunjee Jung

Image ECAL/Anna Karaseva