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Generative

Crochet

Product design
2016 - Present

My aim was to experiment with crocheted forms and see how it can be used in product design. I programmed a generator (link) using Processing to make randomized crochet patterns.

 

It has since grown into a business and an artistic exploration into my favorite way of making. 

 

Visit the shop here or follow me on Instagram at @generativecrochet .

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Designing the Generator

I used Processing to develop the crochet pattern generator. It went through a few iterations.

I wanted the pattern to be the main attraction with minimal parameters to change.

It also included helpful information on the landing page and in the generator itself.

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The final design was done to match the style for the business website.

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Crocheted products and prototypes

A majority of the products were made using the generated patterns.

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