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These Interactive Crocheted Playgrounds Embrace Childhood

 - Jul 15, 2012
References: knitjapan & frameweb
These Interactive Crocheted Playgrounds by Toshiko Horiuchi-McAdam are wildly whimsical. The color-infused installations give its users a sensory experience that embraces the spirit of childhood.

Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi-McAdam creates a knitted wonderland that is unconventional and unexpected. Inspired by a previous project, the crochet artist realized her awe-inspiring concept after creating a kid-friendly hammock made from yarn. Unafraid of using eye-catching colors, her work aims to merge aesthetics with function.

Teaming up with her husband Charles McAdam, the artist's Interactive Crocheted Playgrounds project aims to explore different ways of creating child-friendly play structures. These structures are meant to engage with their users, giving them a fun experience that also immerses them into the world of installation art.