A golden cape woven from the silk of over a million wild spiders is on show at the V&Amuseum in London.
The four metre long woven textile was made from the silk of more than a million female Golden Orb spiders collected in the highlands of Madagascar. The hand-woven brocaded textile is naturally golden in colour and took over four years to create. …Continue
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Designed by Amy Wibowo, Daisuke Sakamoto, Jun Mitani, and Takeo Igarashi at the University of Tokyo, Japan, DressUp is a…Continue
The Early Winter Night Biking Gloves aim at augmenting established movements while riding a bike with a layer for personal security.
Raising visibility is a big issue for urban bikers. The Gloves aesthetically and functionally translate this need: Winter nights…Continue
Made by the french and young designer Mattis Ensault, "Ondule" is a prototype of a lounge seat which is a visual translation of digital sound as the undulating texture represents waves and frequency. the textile is pulled over a solid base and attached along a predefined weft. …Continue
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CETI (European Centre for Innovative Textiles) is launching the FUTUROTEXTILES AWARDS, the First International Competition dedicated to Innovative Textiles and Design.
A research centre of international calibre and industrial excellence in the fi eld of Advanced Textile Materials and New Flexible Materials, CETI is dedicated to innovation, prototyping and technological…
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Thank you for welcoming me to Fashioning Tech. I have been in the wearable tech business for three years. I manufacture The Woofer, a coat for dogs with speakers built in. I would welcome somebody that makes this kind of tech for humans or other tech for dogs. I have so much fun doing this. Being part of a fashion community is even better.
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Pro snowboarder William Hughes dons a full body LED suit for this breathtaking video by filmmaker …Continue
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Personally I was never a fan of 3D flicks. I prefer my movies sans glasses. But when it comes to fashion, I may enjoy this sartorial twist.…Continue
For 2012/13, Angella Mackey has expanded her line of gorgeous illuminated coats adding 8 new products to her…Continue
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For her recent AW12/13 collection, …Continue
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We've been experimenting with the laser cutter to see what we can create.Continue
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Carmen cropped jacket with ‘Antoinette’ appliqué.
Adding to their collection of playful hydrochromic ink umbrellas, …Continue
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