Will be presented by Marjan Kooroshnia at Nordes 2013/ 9th to 12th of Jun 2013 ABSTRACT: Although there are a lot of interest concerning the use of leuco dye-based thermochromic inks in Textile and Fashion Design, there is still a lack of teaching approach to help students arrive at a better understanding of the color [...]
The 3rd Smart Textiles Salon will take place in Ghent, Belgium on 3 –6 June, 2013. The programme of the Salon consists of two parts. The first part includes lectures and a few workshops where the participants will make their own smart textile products. It is important to note that designer Evelyn Lebis, MA-graduate from Swedish School of Textiles [...]
Colors to be crafted in the Finnish Arkipelag summer 2013 Textile expressions are traditionally crafted and produced to keep a given expression during their life cycle; a floral pattern is supposed to keep its flowers. However, things are changing. In my thesis work Designing Dynamic Textile Patterns the making of textile patterns and expressions [...]
I strive to create a new approach for developing smart textiles. My main idea is to use the investigation of national identity as a base for developing smart textiles. Considering traditional textiles as a source of information about the socio-historical context wherein they were produced, I try to reproduce this information in smart textiles. I [...]
It is an ongoing project to explore how body temperature could create temporary patterns on garment. This project indicates how temperature and interaction can influence a garment’s appearance by changing it constantly. Researcher: Marjan Kooroshnia In order to watch a movie, please check it out in Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/50324533 Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYqJV1Ynv9g
ArcInTex – network 25th february to 1st March 2013 www.arcintex.se Marjan Kooroshnia and Linda Worbin from The Swedish School of Textiles gave a Thermal Printing workshop using silk screen with thermochromic print, participants did designing and print dynamic textile patterns (using both external and integrated heat elements to activate dynamic textile patterns). Ramyah Gowrishankar from [...]
Laminating textiles between layers of glass. We want to explore by design both traditional and smart textiles, in knitted and woven designs. The project investigates different spatial expressions using different dichotomies like: Diffusing – Blocking Transparent – Opaque Contrast – Shade Color – Colorless Reflective – Dull Unit – Repeat Static – Dynamic Project [...]
ARCINTEX NETWORK 24-25 september 2012 in Borås ArcInTex is a network where Architecture, Interaction Design and Textiles join forces in developing ideas, techniques, methods and programs for new perspectives on design for building, dwelling and living and do so through: joint research projects, joint applications for funding larger projects, exchange programs on the Master and [...]
Smart Textiles Design Lab Researchers, Linda Worbin and Mika Satomi gave a presentation at the Nordic Weave symposium at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm during the 20-21 of august.
Smart textiles Design Lab has organized the Natural Dye workshop at the Swedish School of Textiles. The workshop took place on 7th and 8th of June at the Dying lab. This time, we have tried natural dyes made with: – Lichen Tuschiav – Lichen Saxatilis – Red Onion shell – Yellow (white) Onion Schell – [...]
Smart Textiles Design Lab researchers, Mili Tharakan and Mika Satomi has been at DEAF festival (http://deaf.nl), leading a workshop that combines 3D printing and textiles. They collaborated with Joris van Tubergen and Florian Horsch from Ultimaker (Open Source 3D printer) team. 30 People participated in the workshop from various background, from architect to textile design, [...]
Anne Britt Torkildsby presents her licentiate thesis Existential design – the “dark side” of design thinking 25 May, 1 pm, T473, The Swedish School of Textiles, Borås. Discussion leader is Eva Brandt, Associate Professor, Ph.D.Center for Design Research, Danmarks Designskole. ABSTRACT Who is better to sum up the project than the people I have met on my [...]
Delia presents her licentiate thesis Relational Textiles for Space Design 25 April, 1 pm, at Piazza, Patriciahuset, Lindholmen, Göteborg. Discussion leader is Paul Nicholas, CITA, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark ABSTRACT The emergence of the Smart Textiles field opens possibilities for designers to combine traditional surface fabrication techniques with advanced technology in [...]
Date: January 27th-29th 2012 Location: Församlingshemmet, Kiruna, Sweden workshop leaders: Mili John Tharakan Lisa Kejonen Mika Satomi Workshop Website: http://stdl.se/neo_craft/ What is lacking in the young field of smart textiles is craftsmanship and skill in making. The fluid knowledge and skills found among traditional craftsperson can play an important role in building smart textiles as [...]
Another year, another summary. Below you can see all publications of Smart Textile Design Lab of 2011.  Dumitrescu, D., Persson, A. Heat as Interactive Expressions for Knitted Structures. In Koskinen, I., Härkäsami, T., Mazé, R., Mattews, B., Joo Lee, J., (Eds.) Proceedings of Nordes’11: the 4th Nordic Design Research Conference. School of Art and [...]
Time: Feb 2nd – March 23rd, on Thursday 13-17, Friday 9-17 weekly Location: The Swedish School of Textiles, Borås, Sweden Lecturer: Mika Satomi Guest Lecturer: Mili Tharakan, Laerke Andersson, Marcus Wendin Course Blog: http://stdl.se/technology_textiles The course amis to introduce basic skills and knowledge on e-textile practices such as electronics, programming and e-textiles specific material knowledge. [...]
Mika Satomi, Mili John Thrakan and Maiko Tanaka had a workshop on SMA(Shape Memory Alloy) on 1t Nobember. The aim was to come up with woven SMA fabric swatches that has different expressions. A shape-memory alloy (SMA, smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy) is an alloy that “remembers” its original, cold-forged [...]
Come and see some of our projects at the Ambience’11 exhibition!
The opening for Ambience’11 participants is on Sunday Nov 27th, at 6 pm at the Museum of Textile History.
The exhibition is open for public Nov 28th 12-17, Nov 29th 12-20 and Nov 30 12-16. Welcome!
The Movement and Smart Textiles workshop will be held at The Swedish School of Textiles on the 17th-18th of October 2011. The workshop will be led by Jayachandran Palazhy, Artistic Director of Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts. The Attakkalari Repertory Company has evolved a unique movement language and is at the forefront of interdisciplinary works [...]
It’s about time design students get to take a walk on the ‘dark side’ of design thinking. No? Starting this autumn, the undersigned (accompanied by her two alter egos), will hit the road with the critical design method developed as part of the doctoral thesis titled “Existential design – The ‘dark side’ of design thinking”. [...]
The next Digital FIKA is on 26th October (Wed) We will look into “how to use LED with Arduino” Digital Fika is back in business. The following date is the schedule for 2011 Autumn and Winter. September : 13th (Tue), 21st (Wed) October: 4th (Tue) , 11th (Tue), 18th (Tue), 26th(Wed) November: 1st(Tue), 22nd (Tue) [...]
We are showing work in progress version of the Textile Resistance at Kulturhuset in Stockholm as part of the SYNTJUNTANS DAY. It is scheduled on 3rd of September at Kulturhuset in Stockholm. Welcome! www.syntjuntan.se
From 13th to 17th of June 2011, The Swedish School of Textiles organized five days long Smart Textiles Summer Campwith the theme of ‘Future E-Textiles Master craftsmanship’ . Twenty experts from the field of Textile design, E-textiles, Wearable Technology Art and interaction design gathered from all over Europe to share their knowledge and skills, and [...]
Evelyn Lebis is proud to present The Saturday Light Fever costume in the Smart Textiles Salon 2011 in Ghent on the 21st of April 2011! The Saturday Light Fever project.