Petra is a Slovak designer exploring the boundaries of material science, digital manufacturing and innovation. Over the past years of her architectural studies at the Academy of Arts Architecture and Design in Prague, she has encountered different perspectives of “architectural” thinking. The better understanding of materials, new technologies and their artistic applications led her to Fabricademy in Barcelona.
The main focus of her research is to rethink the textile industry and the environmental impact of architectural materials through experimentation with various technologies. Nowadays, she is a co-founder of p2.lab - Experimental Design platform which is using fashion as a tool to reshape the connection between nature, soft materials and the human body. As it seeks to open a discussion defining the evolving relationship between designers and the current state of artistic thinking.