Integrate: Time and Space is a collection belonging to the alchemy series of Zuzunaga: a collection of hand-woven textiles, which are produced in the Spanish region Terrassa near Barcelona.
“Alchemy” means the transformation of things for Zuzunaga – from analogue into digital and backwards. The Integrate: Time and Space Collection reflects alchemy through the design processes, and also through the production by hand.
Each design of the Integrate: Time and Space Collection starts with the picture of an urban landscape. Zuzunaga reduces those images to the smalles details: the pixels, and creates abstract designs full of depth. The digital pattern is brought back to the analogue world afterwards by means of processing them by hand to become textiles.
The production of the Integrate: Time and Space Collection items takes place near Teixidors, a Spanish workshop for handicapped people, giving the employees a chance to be creative. Each textile from the Integrate: Time and Space Collection is made of 100% ecological merino wool from French sheeps.
The Zuzunaga Integrate: Time and Space Collection was honoured with the first prize in the textiles category on the International Furniture Fair in New York in 2012 because of the innovative design approach and the sustainable social production.