Although our lives are largely dominated by technology, we rarely stop to consider its impact. The ubiquitous nature of digital media has led to a distinct lack of haptic information within our overly sleek and polished environments, creating severe sensory deprivation and an undeniable nostalgia for the tangible.
Industrial Tactility challenges preconceived notions of manmade materials through innovative hands-on surface manipulation, seeking to find emotionally durable answers to problem of mass industrialisation and reignite the importance of physical interaction in a virtual world. An amalgamation of traditional and digital processes have been utilised to manipulate natural and manmade materials into surfaces which confuse and excite the senses, encouraging tactual interaction. This intuitive work process stems from the natural desire to touch and seeks to stimulate innovative, tangible responses to conceptual ideas.