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Seetal Solanki

Expert visit in Malmö 12 - 14 February 2018

Seetal Solanki is a London-based materials designer and researcher. She is the Director and Founder of materials research design studio Ma-tt-er.

Her work explores alternative methods of employing and implementing materials more responsibly across industry and education. Thus, creating a positive socio-economic impact which reveals the truth about how we live today and might live tomorrow. In 2017 she began teaching at the Royal College of Art, London leading a platform on the Interior Design that focuses on how the materiality of a space can shape the identity and its purpose. During her time at Ma-tt-er she has had the privilege to work with the British Council, SPACE10, The Future Laboratory, Selfridges, DAZED, Iceland Academy of the Arts, The Design Museum London, Hyundai, NIKE, World Water Day, Politecnico di Milano and many others. She is currently writing a book about Why Materials Matter (Prestel Publishing, 2018).

Statement of current projects / research interests:
Material culture, local vernacular, materials experience, digital materiality, geology and systems design.

www.ma-tt-er.org

 

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