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brace case / clothing for orthesis

brace case
brace case

‚Brace case‘ is a design concept to cover a skoliosis brace with textiles. The common brace is based on a 3D derotation principle with the effect of an assymetric shape. The superficies gets a visual symmetric assimilation through material addition. Afterwards the brace slides in a garment with a special pocket. The garment can‘t ship out of position while wearing and moving. Design and textiles create a new shape and distract from stigmatizing parts of the brace. The textiles reduce sweat production. The result is a combination between orthopaedics and fashion design considering selected textiles to make wearing a brace more attractiv.

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HBK Braunschweig

HBK Braunschweig
Braunschweig, Germany

Design

Simona Merker

Simona Merker
Braunschweig, Germany