STRETCH! Exhibition - TOREX Primeflex -
"STRETCH! Exhibition - TOREX Primeflex -" highlights the worldview and special features of synthetic fiber manufacturer Toray's stretch textile, Primeflex. Exploring concepts such as the things we encounter in our daily lives, things that feel uncomfortable, things that are fun to touch, and things that are part of our bodies, the exhibit will introduce the properties of Primeflex and also feature an interactive installation that allows visitors to experience the elastic feeling of stretch that shows off the unique qualities of the material. Visitors will be able to experience the technology and world view behind Toray's textile development.
An integrated textile brand developed by Toray Industries, Inc. that is soft stretch and comfortable to wear. The textile, created using a bimetal structure raw yarn (made from two contrasting polymers bonded together), and specialized design and processing technologies, produces a unique stretch quality that flexibly moves with the body.
- May 30 (Tue.) - June 4 (Sun.), 2017 *Open everyday
- Organized by
- Toray Industries, Inc.
- Planning Associate
- 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT
- Planning Team
- Norihiko Terayama (studio note), Akihiro Kumagaya, Hideyuki Yamano (TAKAIYAMA inc.), Tatsuya Maemura (21_21 DESIGN SIGHT)