A collaboration between Moondial and Viennese fashion label Wendy & Jim, Sun Nº01 is a limited-edition graphic T printed with a mix of ordinary and smart, uv-sensitive inks. The pattern on the T animates in sunlight, revealing a mythological part human, part zebra creature.
Practically the only time I am aware of my breathe is during my yoga practice—even then if it wasn't for the cautious reminder by my instructor I would simply forget, for minutes at a time, to breathe.
Designer Synne Geirsdatter Frydenberg wants to use fashion to draw attention to one's breathe. Pneuma is a white, embroidered dress speckled with LEDs that monitors the breathing movement of the wearer around the waist (not chest) via a… Continue
Added by Syuzi on September 16, 2009 at 2:53pm —
The tiny LED light is quickly becoming the signature of any and every wearable technology project. For many designers, there is something irresistible about creating a luminous silhouette.
Robert Zeise, in his piece Over_All, creates two suits patterned with phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) and photochromic inks. The suits themselves do not emit light: Instead they are catalysts that trigger lights to turn on in the the room based on… Continue
Added by Syuzi on September 14, 2009 at 12:09pm —
I was really lucky recently to work with some brilliant textile specialists to create these forms looking at aesthetic approaches to embedding stretch sensing.
Aeolia by Sarah Kettley in collaboration with Tina Downes (embroidery), Martha Glazzard (knit), Nigel Marshall (weave) and Karen Harrigan (fit).
Playing with the Merlin carbon rubber stretch sensor in various textile structures. With support from New Media Scotland,… Continue
Oh how I wish I was in New York right now! Fashion Camp NYC is going on starting tomorrow and it's not to be missed. Mainstream Fashion, Indie Fashion, and Wearable Technology come together for a weekend of open workshops, presentations, and networking.
E-motion is an interactive fashion project developed by ten students from the Fashion, Product and Interface Design Departments at Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) and the Institute of Fashion and Textile Design (IBT).
The project resulted in eight visionary outfits at the intersection of design, art, science and philosophy. In these wearables, clothing is utilized as a… Continue
Added by Syuzi on September 8, 2009 at 10:00am —
Social Knitworking is another fabulous project to come out of the distance lab in Scotland. Developed by designer Hilary Grant and chief executive/research director of distance lab Stefan Agamanolis, Social Knitworking creates a tangible artifact out of our intangible… Continue