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3lectromode Valerie Lamontagne blog, lab, fashion tech
3lectromode is a Montreal-based fashion-tech studio invested in developing wearables combining cutting-edge technology with current fashion trends. The 3lectromode platform has created a series of market-ready interactive fashion products such as LED-embedded dresses and bags which are sold as kits of ready-mades. 3lectromode continues to research within the field of wearable technologies to bring you the most aesthetic, democratized and performative fashion tech.
Alexandra Fede Alexandra Fede clothings, integrated microelectronics, designer, technological stylist, italian fashion, researcher, new esthetics, hi-tech applications, innovative fibres, haute couture, catwalk, garment, para-aramidic fibres, textile treatments, nanotechnologies, sports wear, work wear, accessories, collaborations
Alexandra Fede Fashion designer with Technology Transfer experience in all aspects of development and implementations in a garment.. Direct experience in Fashion shows or catwalk , public relation, communication, scientific journalist, fashion consulting and patent's inventor.
AMFI Marco Mossinkoff (Amsterdam Fashion Institute-AMFI) workshops, guest lectures, international excursions, exchanges, traineeships, courses, students, institute, fashion, research, development
The Amsterdam Fashion Institute is part of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (University of Professional Education in Amsterdam - HvA). The four-year higher vocational bachelor programme is intended for young people with the ambition to develop their innovative skills in preparation for a leading management position in the fashion sector. The Amsterdam Fashion Institute is unique in the Netherlands and trains students for all key positions - from designer to buyer. After a joint first year course, the students have a choice of three specialisations: Fashion & Management, Fashion & Design and Fashion & Branding.
Angel Chang Angel Chang fashion, designer
Angel Chang is a New York-based fashion designer who creates versatile dressing solutions for worldly women on the go. Her namesake collection, ANGEL CHANG (founded in 2006), grew out of a vision to offer women wardrobes that could actually "do things" beyond just looking good. The collectionís use of innovative materialsóincluding color-changing prints, light-up fabrics, and self-heating liningsówas a first for the American luxury designer market. As a result of these pioneering efforts, the company received the coveted Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award and the prestigious Cartier Womenís Initiative Award within the first year of launching.
ArtEZ (ArtEZ Institute of the arts) clothing, masters, education, fashion, university, shoes
Fashion Lectorate: José Teunissen Fashion Masters Course Director: Mascha van Zijverden
ArtEZ José Teunissen (ArtEZ) 2002 art, master, product design, students, research, school, professor, lecturer, institute, fashion, bachelor
ArtEZ verzorgt bachelor- en masteropleidingen op het gebied van beeldende kunst, mode, vormgeving, architectuur, muziek, dans en theater. Het brede onderwijsaanbod biedt ruimte voor disciplineoverstijgende samenwerking.
Bagir Group Israel Pollack (Bagir Group) wearing experience, hight quality tailored fashions, manufacturing, developing, group, multinational, fashion, confort, performance
A global innovative tailoring provider, Bagir Group specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing of high quality men and womenís tailored fashions. Bagir Group leverages their Global Presence, Vertical Structure & Innovation in order to provide consumers with the ultimate wearing experience combing fashion, comfort, performance and value. At Bagir Group, focus on excellence and innovation throughout the entire value chain is a fundamental platform for achieving their goals.
Bluescreen Viktor & Rolf 2002 catwalk, innovation, screen, haute couture, fashion, company, designer, brand, bright blue garments, reflective textile
Viktor & Rolf enigmatically named their collection "long live the immaterial." It was hard to decipher precisely what that meant since the collection was full of rather heavy materialsówool, pinstripes, fur, velvet, crochet. The designers' talent for earnest experimentalism with traditional elements was funneled into a single device this season; they highlighted all-black outfits with bits of vivid royal blue so that the epaulettes, collars, bib shirt fronts and belts popped out in radiant color.
By-Wire.Net Marina Toeters designer, innovative fashion, research, collaboration projects, freelance intermediary, fashion companies, creates concepts, presentations, brainstorm sessions, garments, new applications loves to expand innovative fashion by sharing knowledge. It will continue researching and collaboration projects. As freelance intermediary Marina Toeters works for fashion and technical companies; creates concepts, presentations, brainstorm sessions and garments for example for technical companies which are looking for new application for their materials or advises designers interested in process innovation.
Catapult (Catapult) website, blog, textiles, smart
Clothes don't just look good, they're starting to think for you as well. Rebecca Martin reports on the next generation of textiles in part two of our fashion series. Catapult was funded by the Department of Innovation, Industry and Science and Research. This website is archived. Other than the news, Catapult is no longer updated.
Chanel Light Bulb Heels Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel) 2008 haute couture, light bulb, fashion, wearable, shoes, garments, luxury brand, expencive
The shoes are made out of goat skin sprinkled with sequin and the lightbulb heels can unscrew and are battery operated so they can be used over and over again. The shoes are a part of the Chanel Pre-Fall 2008 collection.
Click Sneacks Despina Papadopoulos (Studio 5050) 2005 social, non verbal communication, sound, design, textile, fashion, fashionable technology, studio, interaction design, personal expression in wearable technology
The ClickSneaks were conceived in the most pedestrian manner. Walking down a cobblestone street, wearing a comfortable pair of sneakers next to a friend wearing a stunning pair of high heels. The sound of the heels echoed through the night, each step producing a rich aural environment
CuteCircuit Francesca Rosella, Ryan Genz (CuteCircuit) 2004 workshop, smart textile, fashion, wearable technology, interactive clothing, company, interaction, social, circuit
CuteCircuit is a fashion company based in London that designs interactive clothing. CuteCircuit products are innovative intelligent clothing that integrate new functionalities into fashion through the use of smart textiles and micro electronics. CuteCircuit is the first company to merge wearable and telecommunication technology to create emotionally rich experiences for users in the fashion, sport and communication industries.
Cyberfibres Kaye Ashton (Frances Burke Textile Resource Centre, RMIT University) materials, textiles, fibres, database, website
This website, entitled Cyberfibres, is a searchable online database of Australian fashion and textile design created by a team led by Kaye Ashton for the Frances Burke Textile Resource Centre and the RMIT University School of Fashion and Textiles in Melbourne Australia. The website contains a brief history of the Cyberfibres project, its content, origins and how to use it. The database can be searched by keyword, by a structured search facility including Date and Role functions, or can be browsed alphabetically. Entries in the database are varied, and may contain biographical information, images, articles, archive and resource location and repository details, lists of published resources, links to relevant entries in the database, and links to other online resources.
Danielle Wilde Danielle Wilde researcher, performance, fashion, fine art, critical, interaction design
Artist and design researcher at Monash University Faculty of Art and Design (Melbourne, Australia) and the CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Engineering (Belmont, Australia). Undertaking practice-based doctoral research, investigating how technology might be paired with the body to poeticise experience, and what this might mean. Research sits at the nexus of performance, fashion, fine art, critical (technology) and interaction design.
Danish Design School (Danish Design School) craft, art, Materials and Interaction, Design Values, Design Theory and Methods, research, design school, innovative shaping
The education and research programmes are organized in four centres: Centre for Fashion Design, Centre for Industrial Design, Centre for Communication Design and Centre for Arts and Crafts. We offer a wide series of study programmes, covering different approaches to design: visual communication, fashion design, industrial design, branding, furniture design, spatial design, textile design, design for digital media, ceramics, glass design and design for film and TV.
Digital Skins Body Atmospheres Nancy Tilbury future visions of clothing, wearable tech
Studio Nancy Tilbury is launching a new website Studio Nancy Tilbury is also part of the formation of a new innovative fashioning technology brand called Studio_XO
Electric Fashion Design Kouji Hikawa next generation, fashion designer, product designer, wearable electronic fashion
Kouji is product designer and fashion designer, focused on next generation wearable electric fashion. He worked at Ricoh from 1966-2003 and has won numerous Competitions awards like the Bicycle , the Camera , Audio machine, the YKK Fastening Awards and Space couture Award in 2006. He started to lecture at the Bunka Woman's University in 2004.Kouji is interested in the commonness of the space suit and Global warming and attendance on old people.
Electronic Textiles: Wearable Computers, Reactive Fashion, and Soft Computation Joanna Berzowska (Xs Lab) 2004 electronic, textiles, smart fabrics, fashionable
Electronic textiles, also referred to as smart fabrics, are quite fashionable right now. Their close relationship with the field of computer wearables gives us many diverging research directions and possible definitions.
Elisabeth de Senneville Elisabeth de Senneville fashion, future
While de Senneville had hoped her clothes would have relevance in the 21st century, she was right on target. In 2001 the futuristic designer met the future head on and created clothing with New Age accoutrements. As Scott Lafee of New Scientist (24 February 2001) remarked, "Clothing of the future will be smart, so smart it will organize your day." The de Senneville take on such a proposition was designing dresses with built-in microcapsules with a variety of substances from heat-sensitive dyes (that vary color with body temperature), sunscreen or fragrance. In addition, according to Lafee, While such creations may not be everyone's cup of tea, de Senneville most definitely represents the future of fashion designing.
emily crane Emily Crane beta textiles, bio wear, edible, artist
A new breed of designer who is pushing the boundaries of design through materials and process; growing, cultivating and forming new hybrid materials for fashion futures. Borrowing skills from molecular cooking, she is envisioning a future where fast fashion has to respond to a more sustainable future. Setting up a lab in her kitchen, she is growing and freezing bubbles to create a form of bio lace that is both wearable and edible. Micro-Nutrient Couture is a sensory world of transient fashion where no one but the individual will ever wear the same dress again.
Enlighted Designs Janet Hansen light, clothing, design, illuminating, textile
-Janet Cooke Hansen is President and Chief Fashion Engineer of Enlighted Designs, Inc. She founded the business to create her own "dream job" as a light-up clothing designer. Janet's eclectic designs combine her lifelong interests of fashion, art, and technology. She learned to sew at age 7, and installed miniature lights in her own dollhouse. Over the years, her costume-making hobby began to incorporate electronics, with illuminating results. -Enlighted is based in Encinitas, California (in the northern coastal area of San Diego County), and we sell our lighted clothing exclusively through our own website, We create custom designs for a wide variety of international clients, including professional entertainers in the music industry, as well as for applications in art, theater, dance, television, film, and advertising.
Exercices de Style Ying Gao (Exercices de Style Lab) fashion interface, technology clothes, pneumatic pistons, garments, media art, fashion design, textile, tailored approach
Exercices de Style is a Montreal-based fashion design lab.
Extreme Textiles Matilda McQuaid 2005 industry, science, textiles, smart materials, concept, projects, design, book, fashion design, catwalk
Extreme Textiles highlights successful collaborations between design, industry, and science. Large, full-color illustrations and essays by some of today's most influential designers and scientists trace the extraordinary developments made in textiles over the last twenty years and suggest what is to come.
Fab Lab (MIT) 2006 computer controlled tools, MIT, concepts, technological art, DIY, fashionable technology, wearable, workshop, design tools, circuits and microcontrollers, 3D Printing and Scanning Machines
A Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) is a small-scale workshop with an array of computer controlled tools that cover several different length scales and various materials, with the aim to make "almost anything". This includes technology-enabled products generally perceived as limited to mass production. While Fab Labs have yet to compete with mass production and its associated economies of scale in fabricating widely distributed products, they have already shown the potential to empower individuals to create smart devices for themselves. These devices can be tailored to local or personal needs in ways that are not practical or economical using mass production.
Faculty of Visual Arts and Design Utrecht (Utrecht School of the Art) student, fashion design, art school, fashion communicate
The one-year Fashion Design programme at maHKU consists of three parallel courses: Discipline, critical studies and your individual research project, creating an optimal mix of design and theoretical research.
Fashion and Imagination (ArtEZ Press) 2009 performance, design, garments, art, clothes, styling, haute couture, fashion, book, textiles, fabrics, style
Fashion and Imagination recounts in words and images fashionís exciting relationship with photography, film, visual art, performance art, architecture and literature.
Fashion and Modernity Christopher Breward, Caroline Evans 2005 book, fashion, history, contemporary fashion
This book tests the very definition of modernity and enhances our understanding of the role of fashion in the modern world. From top hats to locomotives, dresses to retail outlets, fashion is a prism through which modernity reflects and refracts. Breward and Evans bring together an organic collaboration of voices on this subject. The collection ranges from such topics as James Morrison (1789-1857), the Napoleon of Shopkeepers; to dress in the Stuart era; The Mannequin Parade, 1900-1925; and clothing the London actress (1860-1914). From the relationship between clothing and forensic sciences, to the play of performance, parasexuality, and the celebrity, Fashion and Modernity offers an enlightening look at fashion and the modern age.
Fashion as Communication Malcolm Barnard 2002 power of fashion, communications, fashion, tendence, lifestyle, book, cultural
In his apercu, Fashion as Communication, Malcolm Barnard seemingly subscribes to the Latin proverb, ìFashion is more powerful than any tyrant.î With this tacit mantra, Barnard addresses the rhetorical functions of fashion to determine the locus and latitude of the role of fashion in constructing and maintaining cultural roles, rules, rituals, and responsibilities. From palaces to punk, luxury boxes to laundromats, Barnard presents the reader with an extensive pallet of the premises of fashion as persuasive art and architecture.
Fashion at the Edge: Spectacle, Modernity, and Deathliness Caroline Evans 2003 images, fashion history, book, fashion designer
An academic treatise that's beautiful enough to be a coffee table book, Evans's study argues that during the 1990s avant garde fashion was "permeated by images of death, disease and dereliction." Evans consciously focuses her work on one thread of the fashion world: the edgy costumes of designers like Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Hussein Chalayan and Viktor & Rolf. Theoretically, however, she recognizes no boundaries: her treatise incorporates the disparate works of Walter Benjamin, Charles Baudelaire, T.S. Eliot, Karl Marx, Elizabeth Wilson, Simone de Beauvoir and many, many others. The result is a complex and provocative text, one that displays both the substantial intellect and practical curiosity of its author.