Rickard Lindqvist is commoning fashion through the free distribution of production-ready garment patterns. He also innovates at the primary interface of body ↔ fabric ↔ fit, through novel draping and pattern cutting methods (see his PHD thesis, “Kinetic Garment Construction”), inspiring a generation of designers to decondition design orthodoxy and reconsider basic building blocks.
In addition to consulting for brands like Salomon and Puma, actively lecturing, overseeing production, and mentoring designers, Rickard stewards the Open Source Pattern Programme, which is exactly what it sounds like 😗 Read more on OSPP’s dedicated page, linked above.
We teamed up with our favourite digital printers House of U and created digital versions of 10 of their sustainable stock fabrics to be used when designing garments in CLO3D. The fabrics are availible for free downloading from CLO-SET CONNECT.
Atacac - Kinetic Garment Construction
This is a revised digital version of the Phd thesis Kinetic Garment Construction, Remarks on the Foundation of Pattern Cutting by Rickard Lindqvist. This version is updated with new photos, animations, links and all the full-scale patterns available to download for free.