Marie-Thérèse Norris – The French Touch

The beautiful lady on the right, attending a wedding and elegantly clad, is Marie-Thérèse Norris, image consultant and blogger and…over 60…with heaps of elegance and style, visibly. She has the true elegance of French women and that easy-going lightness which has made a myth of the “femme française” for centuries.  I consider myself to be(...)
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Digital Lace Exhibition

“Digital Lace” will explicitly pool together the craft skills base and expertise of printed textile practitioner and thermochromic specialist, Sara Robertson (SR) and constructed textile practitioner and light-emitting optical fibre specialist, Sarah Taylor (ST). The exhibit will exploit and amalgamate the responsive technologies of smart dye and fibre with digital-control technologies. The exhibit explores textile(...)
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Digital Lace Exhibition

“Digital Lace” will explicitly pool together the craft skills base and expertise of printed textile practitioner and thermochromic specialist, Sara Robertson (SR) and constructed textile practitioner and light-emitting optical fibre specialist, Sarah Taylor (ST). The exhibit will exploit and amalgamate the responsive technologies of smart dye and fibre with digital-control technologies. The exhibit explores textile(...)
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Laly Lazan – Jewels from Israel

Laly Lazan is not just a gifted jewel maker, she is also over 60 (just yet) which makes her an ideal candidate for the update of my book “Fashion, Style and Elegance in Women Over 60″.  She will of course be featured in the updated version, for she responds to all the requisites we are(...)
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Inside Bin Cio’s ADAPTATION

When we discover fashion editorials that make our right-brain’s dance the foxtrot, we share them. So put on your frontal lobe’s dancing shoes and take a peek at this gorgeously conceptual photo series by Vietnamese photographer Bin Cio. This high-contrast photo series swirls with botanical illustration, melting watercolour patterns and imagery of strange organisms. If you ever(...)
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Yellow Things: Le Processus | Incorporating New Hardware Into Garments

Title: Yellow Things: Le Processus: (part of Super (-nova) Textile Dataviz) Outline: On show will be research samples and try-outs for a garment showing/visualizing Supernova counts (exploding stars in our Universe). This specific “yellow things: Le Processus” is part of an artistic research “Dataviz on clothing” and research on incorporating new hardware into garments (very(...)
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Inconspicuous Matter | Responsive Materials

Inconspicuous Matter is a material research project that aims to develop responsive materials for future ambient displays, which would make it possible to visualize electrical energy flows. Considering textile and material design as a sensitive interface for reflection and thoughtful participation, the aim of this project is to visualize electrical energy flows, consequently demanding the(...)
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Touchable e-Textiles

Touchable eTextiles is a collection of objects that have been developed as part of an Open University research project exploring the relationship between eTextiles and touch-based interaction with regards to visual impairment. Each object has been crafted to be interacted with using a different gesture, these being squeezing, stroking and rubbing. The output of these(...)
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The Smartwatch Michael Bastian Designed for Gilt

Another day, another smartwatch launch? After June presented us with new designs from tech companies including Withings and Google, the latest entrant to the fray comes from a somewhat surprising team: Michael Bastian, Gilt and Hewlett-Packard. The whole thing came about when HP reached out to Gilt with the idea of working with a fashion designer(...)
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OCHO TONOS | Sound & Textile

Focused on exploring the relationship between Sound & Textile by developing and applying technology allowing us to use textile as a sound emitter as well as recontextualizing  our interaction with textile into a user interface. An interactive installation as proof of concept,  with its wearable prototypes. via OCHO TONOS |.
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