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SECOND SKIN / Orthosis

SECOND SKIN
SECOND SKIN

„Second skin“ is the concept of an orthosis, individually manufactured by rapid prototyping technologies. It aids the recovery of a patient with a fracture of the lower leg through its new way of soft and hard material combination. Via 3D scan of the patient‘s leg the data for the CAM-process is generated. Depending on the demands for stabilisation and protection each orthosis is made to full fill the patient‘s needs. The design is based on the idea of a natural breathable skin that covers the leg completely.The hart material deflects the occurring forces of walking. Second skin is wearable under the clothes and offers immediately mobility.

University

Muthesius Kunsthochschule

Muthesius Kunsthochschule
Kiel, Germany

Design

Jona Rammler

Jona Rammler
Kiel, Germany