THE SYMA LINE
BY LAYLA MüLLER
The daughter of a New York Broadway actress and a German stage manager, Layla Müller grew up behind the scenes of a huge cultural industry that inspired her enthusiasm for costumes and design. After gathering fashion experience in New York in 2014, Müller completed an international semester in Finland in 2015 and at the same time took on the position of Assistant Producer at the first Helsinki Fashion Week. She received her Bachelor of Arts in fashion design at the beginning of 2016 and will receive her Master’s degree in 2017 at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.
The Syma Line visualises sound by using a range of innovative techniques and aims to explore the symbiosis between music, fashion and science, showcasing the evidence of how sound and frequencies affect the physical world. Every pattern is based on one of physicist Ernst Chladni’s sound figures.
By touching silver plated materials, the signal of capacity change is transferred to a laptop and translated to any kind of sound