"Cyber Noir," is an innovative collection that aims to fuse fabric, 3D printing, and hand-sculpted pieces. One of the primary goals of the collection is to challenge the boundaries of traditional fabric design. Through the use of unconventional materials like PLA and TPU in 3D printing, the collection aims to replicate the look and feel of conventional fabrics, adding a twist to the pieces.
The collection's theme delves into a dystopian future where the coexistence of humans and machines takes center stage. As a symbol of this convergence, the collection features circuit board patterns in the form of hand-sculpted pieces made to resemble liquid metal and 3D fabric patterns, emphasizing the intricate connection between man and machine. Meanwhile, the 3D-printed jewelry and pieces play on the fabric and serve as a celebration of individuality in the face of oppressive forces. The fabric used in the production is upcycled, pushing the collection into even more sustainable production. In the creation of the "Cyber Noir" collection, traditional clothing patterns were transformed into 3D printable designs using Blender software. Each pattern was cut and adjusted to fit the printer's size, ensuring precise and flawless printing of every piece. The printed components and streetwear graphics were then carefully assembled into cohesive garments using a 3D pen, resulting in a mesmerizing fusion of technology and fashion that defines the essence of "Cyber Noir."
Andrea Morell is a fashion designer from Rijeka specializing in streetwear and artwear. Currently, she works as a clothing and merchandising designer for One Dream Sports and Talent Agency, with a focus on creating clothing lines and interactive merch products for various talents represented by the agency. Under the name Morell, she creates unique pieces that serve as experimentation and inspiration, not intended for commercial sale but rather to foster creativity and innovation. Her fashion journey began in early childhood and continued during her high school years at the School of Fashion Design in Zagreb. She furthered her education at the prestigious Callegari Italian School of Fashion, where she also participated in the Zagreb Fashion Destination 2021 event. Her projects include an interactive streetwear collection that innovatively integrates with internet sites, providing an incredible experience for the wearers. Sustainability in fashion and a slow production process form the foundation of each of her ideas. She explores the concept of on-demand production and employs upcycled techniques, as seen in her collection "Reborn," made from 20 pairs of old jeans that have been given a new life cycle. Andrea's design approach is marked by authenticity and dedication to sustainability in fashion. Her inquisitive nature and creativity bring to life unique and inspiring pieces that genuinely reflect her passion for design.