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Chromarama: Dezeen Awards 2021 nomination



My sequence of Chromarama tapestries obtained a Dezeen Awards 2021 nomination for Finest Homeware Design. Chromarama additionally received third place within the Dezeen Awards 2021 public vote.

Chromarama launch exhibition at De Wasserij in Rotterdam  © Roza Schous
Chromarama launch exhibition at De Wasserij in Rotterdam  © Roza Schous


Chromarama is a sequence of 5 woven tapestries specifically designed for
totally different types of color blindness, whereas equally interesting to these
with full color imaginative and prescient. The intention of Chromarama is to handle
the uncared for position of visible limitations in design.

Throughout the design discipline and design schooling there may be little
data and a focus for folks with a decreased capacity to differentiate
colors from one another. Pointers have been drawn up for practical
design, such because the design of maps, signage and software program, however there may be
nonetheless a lot to enhance. Impaired color imaginative and prescient is nearly by no means taken into consideration within the aesthetic or ornamental use of color.

Color Imaginative and prescient Deficiency

For many of us, color is an apparent a part of our visible notion.
But 1 in 12 males and 1 in 200 girls have some type of color blindness.
This equates to 1 particular person in each classroom and 300 million folks

Color imaginative and prescient deficiency (CVD) differs from individual to individual and there are
several types of CVD. The Chromarama design analysis
visualises how folks with decreased color imaginative and prescient see and expertise
color, by designing textiles from a colourblind perspective. Every tapestry has its personal perform, designed for a particular sort and severity of CVD.

TextielMuseum | TextielLab

The tapestries are developed and produced on the famend TextielLab, the skilled workshop of TextielMuseum Tilburg. Along with product developer Judith Peskens, my designs are translated into jacquard woven tapestries.

Checking samples at the TextielMuseum | TextielLab
Checking samples on the TextielMuseum | TextielLab  © Iris Tempelaar

Dezeen Awards

Dezeen is without doubt one of the hottest and influential structure, interiors and design magazines. Dezeen Awards is their annual awards programme, now in its fourth yr. It identifies the world’s greatest structure, interiors and design, as
nicely because the studios and the person architects and designers
producing essentially the most excellent work. To first being longlisted and subsequently shortlisted for a Dezeen Award 2021 with my Chromarama tapestries is an final expression of recognition.


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