Here’s an interesting concept.
Tired of your old clothes (like those ratty old undeshirts)?
Well, why not just recycle them at home, scan your body, and print new custom-fitting ones in real-time?? At least that’s what designer Karolin Kõrge has in mind with her Zero Waste System that she entered into the Electrolux Design Lab 2014 competition.
Zero waste: always trendy wardrobe system allows user to make new clothes without any waste by using old clothes as a raw material to print the new ones. Easy and convenient user interface assists choosing the new outfit and trying it on the virtual reflection of the body.
Revolutionary breakthrough in fashion world and recycling circle. User has one certain amount of material that he can use again and again by following the trends. First, one has to fill the device with his old garment, then step into the cabin for scanning his body measurements. After stepping out again, there will be shown touch screen catalogue with different modes and styles. After selecting style and colour, the clothing will constructed and after some time ready to wear.
Zero Waste System – Concept Photos
Zero waste wardrobe system needs minimum of space and fits perfectly into the room.
In the beginning of the use, the customer will get the certain amount of special raw material that he can recycle later again and again. User can fill the device by opening the door and placing the used garment in the material input that is easily recognizable and placed on the handy height. The further processing, that involves color pigments separation takes a place in the upper part of the same panel.
The menu is displayed on the smart glass door which could also be turned into the mirror mode. By selecting the scan mode from the menu and following the instructions to change his side for scanning laser beam, the user can refresh the wardrobes’ memory with his latest body measurements
The next step is the selection of the new outfit from virtual catalogues that involves choosing the suitable colour, texture and flexibility. In addition the wardrobe allows one to try the outfit on and see oneself from the mirror with the projected new outfit on.
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