Cristina Orozco Cuevas Textile Braille Educational-teaching, Tactile
Textile Braille Educational-teaching, Tactile is Silver Design Award winner in 2013 - 2014 Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Award Category.
Textile Braille Educational-teaching, Tactile

Industrial universal jacquard textile thought as a translator for blind people. This fabric can be read by people with good sight and it is intended for them to help the blind people who are starting to lose sight or having vision problems; in order to learn the braille system with a friendly and common material: fabric. It contains the alphabet, numbers and punctuation marks. No colors are added. It is a product on grey scale as a principle of no light perception. It is a project with social meaning and goes beyond commercial textiles.

Textile Braille Educational-teaching, Tactile
Cristina Orozco Cuevas Textile Braille
Cristina Orozco Cuevas Educational-teaching, Tactile
Cristina Orozco Cuevas design
Cristina Orozco Cuevas design
Cristina Orozco Cuevas

Cristina Orozco Cuevas is a textile designer born in Mexico City on 1985. She studied the textile design career in Universidad Iberoamericana. She has been specialized on Jacquard and dobby patterns for about more than 5 years. She has about 800 original designs on the market, innovating on techniques and conceptualization of woven textiles on her country creating a “trademark” of author textiles. She has designed for several markets from very massive taste till exclusive ones. She is a pioneer on developing fabrics for children, creating unique stories and characters as an objection against global aesthetics. She has made designs for the hospitality, residential, furniture and fashion accessories market. She describes herself as a passionate fabrics fan. She defines her design process as a “wealth of conceptual information about to explote on the head and the need to create”. You just have to look at everything and textile it”. She has developed fabrics for mexican brands as ROCOCO and Nua Colección, for international brands she has worked with House of Mann. She also does some illustration, web concept and graphic design too as a need of her clients. She has been awarded in prestigious contests on her country as the Quorum (2008) and the Sixth Biennial of Design (INBA, 2011). Also she has won the Third Iberoamerican Biennal of Design in Matadero Madrid (2012). She has exhibited her work on Centres des Textiles Contemporains de Montreal in Canada, Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico) and Museo de Arte Popular (Mexico) Now she is working on Jacquard experimentation with techniques and yarns in order to take the best of craft and industrial processes.