Next to designing products studio mo man tai also offers design services to third parties, focusing on creative collaboration, sustainability and (re-)use of innovative materials and processes. And, since 2014, studio mo man tai has annually (co-)designed an installation for visitors of Dutch Design Week.
[ba hoe] ...an expression of affirmative excitement and joy, usually as a reply to good news. Can also be used as greeting.
This definition from the urban dictionary perfectly expresses the overarching theme of this year’s installation.
Through digital printing the clothing industry is revolutionized. Everybody is able to upload their preferred pattern or colour scheme in the end resulting in a fully customized and eco-friendly piece of clothing…
The space will be filled with a colourful exhibit. Many meters of digitally printed eco-fabrics - showing the principles of the production process past and present in an abstract manner - will be draped on special designed display frames and showroom furniture. Throughout the installation concept economical and environment-friendly material use had the highest attention.
More background info at https://www.bahoe.nl/ - running up to and after DDW18 this site will be regularly updated.