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Two projects using technology in fashion caught my eye last week. These projects share a similar goal: decentralized clothing manufacture. The idea is that if we are able to produce our clothes locally, we can eliminate a large part of the manufacturing and distribution chain that accounts for a big part of fashion's carbon footprint.
The first project, Electroloom, promises "the world's first 3D printer for clothes"…Continue
Posted on March 2, 2014 at 9:30am
From her studies at the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås to Professor of Fashion Design at Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico, Marta Kisand's work in smart textiles spans not only many fields, but many countries. She has designed shoes, surfaces, clothing and car interiors - all show her signature graphic style and all are "smart" in more ways than one.
Posted on January 28, 2014 at 9:37pm — 1 Comment
A recent collaboration between CSR (developers of Bluetooth Smart) and Cellini (boutique jewelry designers) has produced an elegant silver pendant that looks good enough to wear even when the battery dies.
The pendant, still only a prototype, alerts the wearer to mobile phone events via a simple…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2014 at 2:36pm
Posted on January 2, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment