Our solution

Robotic fabrics with embedded fluidics

Hydraulic circuits sealed within a multilayer textile. Strong yet soft metamaterial with multifunctional patterns.

Library of different geometries and layer arrangements

They can perform movements such as pull, push, bend, or stiffen. This behavior depends entirely on the design of the inner geometry of the system, and that’s what we call a metamaterial.

Our inspiration comes from nature

Seed capsules – such as pine cones, for example – can perform complex, reversible movement based on their cellular arrangement and anisotropic swelling. Similarly, we want to present an alternative approach to traditional robotics through an elegant design that is simpler, familiar and more energy-efficient.

Custom-made solutions and prototypes for our clients

As Humans, we are so familiar with fabrics that they each have different meanings for us. Different textiles can feel comfortable, luxurious, friendly, safe, cosy or sporty for example. We find the solution that’s right for the product and the application.

Motoskins originated at the cross-roads between science and design: research into plant structures and their movement upon drying birthed a conceptual and practical journey focused on translating the principles of the former into design premises.

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