Seen is a collection of fabrics that integrates reflective materials in to our daily lives. By experimenting with different yarns, patterns, and colour combinations the project proposes a collection of products that take on additional value when night falls. Seen makes use of retroreflectivity to help the eye perceive objects in low-light conditions when illuminated by a light source, thus providing the reflective protection of safety gear without compromising style.
Marlies Schets is a product designer based in Breda, The Netherlands. She graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in June 2014. And got nominated for the Rene Smeet price 2014 and the Keep an eye award 2014 for her graduation project called SEEN. With her studio she work on a wide range of self initiated and commissioned projects. Her strength lies in her affinity for material and colour, but also graphics and shapes. During her internship in Stockholm, she researched Scandinavian design and nature. “their use of simplicity, functionality and aesthetics combined with a great sense for colour is just amazing. It is a great inspiration for me.” Schets is always searching for challanging projects and colleborations with manufacterers or craftsman to learn a new technic and process them in her designs.morePortfolio LinkedIn Facebook
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