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Kai Gerhardt is a Berlin-based fashion and textile designer who works primarily with a black and white palette. The design of Gerhardt's garments is based on his own fabric creations, which give his collections a distinctive and unique touch. With his BA graduate collection 2015 set your lights on, Gerhardt relied on new weaving techniques; In 2017 he launched his first commercial collection Black and White Are Not Grey, located at the crossroads of street style and avant-garde; his 2019 MA graduate collection LET THE FUTURE BE HUMAN was characterized by a focus on innovative knitting technologies. Gerhardt's approach to construction utilizes both classic tailoring and free draping to create detailed and accessible pieces for a variety of apparel. His garments remain committed to function while at the same time freeing themselves from aesthetic traditions.