Christiane Maurer: Making a Double Weave

Born in Germany, Christiane spent most of her youth in Sweden, Luxemburg and South Africa. She has got a MA in Industrial Design from Universität der Künste Berlin and a PhD in Design from Delft University of Technology.

Since finishing her studies, Christiane work’s as a designer, researcher and university teacher. She currently lives in The Netherlands and in Germany.

In this interview, Christiane talks about her passion for weaving and we learn step by step how to make a double weave. In doing so she contemplates if textile artwork is less interesting when it is digitized and then executed by a machine.

Christiane Maurer, Double Weave, 2017, Cotton, 100×92 cm