Off the Cuff

For Milan Design Week, New York studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro has constructed a tensile canopy made out of 300 pairs of denim jeans. named ‘Off the Cuff’, the installation continues DS+R’s interest in ready-made models and experimental fabrication techniques. While the individual pairs of pants allude to the human scale in relation to the built environment, the meshed and twisted structure has been designed to evoke a sense of community and collective architecture.  (Photos ©  Rui Teixeira, main image © designboom)

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