The new aesthetic of wearable medical devices

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in Accessories, Aesthetics, Medical | No Comments

There’s an emerging trend focused on a new aesthetic of wearable medical devices that are beautiful, fashionable, functional, and ultimately celebrate an ailment rather than hide it. Afterall, if you ...

Paint with your feet using Nike+ GPS

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Aesthetics, Sports Tech | No Comments

YesYesNo created Software that converts Nike+ GPS running patterns into works of art for the launch of the Nike Free Run+ 2 City Pack series called Nike + Paint With ...

Lulin Ding dreams up digital makeup

Posted by on May 31, 2011 in Accessories, Aesthetics, Conceptual | No Comments

Industrial designer Lulin Ding is investigating digital makeup with a recent project that turns your eyeshadow into a glowing, illuminated splash of color. “I was interested in the way women ...

Katy Perry Lights up the stage…again

Posted by on Apr 22, 2011 in Aesthetics | No Comments

There’s an abundance of light up stage-wear these days with another appearance on last night’s American Idol show. Katy Perry enters the stage wearing a gorgeous and futuristic skin-tight suit ...

Funding a computational dress project

Posted by on Apr 9, 2011 in Aesthetics, Fashion, Products | One Comment

Kickstarter, a crowdfunding service, has been opening up doors for designers and artists to help fund their projects. One of the latest projects includes Mary Huang‘s computational couture called Continuum, ...

Living Clothes collection from Alice Ziccheddu

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in Aesthetics, Fashion | One Comment

In collaboration with argentinian 3D environment designer Carolina Travi, Alice Ziccheddu designed a collection of these gorgeous 3D digital garments called Living Clothes. There are quite a few explorations popping up ...

The Illuminated fashion line-up

From the stage to the shelves, illuminated clothing seems to be paving the way right now for wearable technology to reach a wider audience. As I was once skeptical about ...

Zip: Control your music

Posted by on Jan 17, 2011 in Aesthetics, New technologies, Products, Projects | 3 Comments

Alas, a new electricfoxy project! Zip is a garment that explores the aesthetics and interaction of wearable technology solutions that have built-in music controls. There are many products on the ...

3D printed footwear

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Accessories, Aesthetics, Fashion | No Comments

Designer Marloes ten Bhömer is focusing on mechanical couture through a series of beautiful 3D printed footwear called Rapidprototypedshoe. They are “built using an additive manufacturing technology in which successive ...

Exploring the relation between technology and intimacy

The Intimacy series is a project by Daan Roosegaarde, Maartje Dijkstra, Anouk Wipprecht, V2_ Lab (Simon de Bakker, Stan Wannet, Piem Wirtz) and the team of Studio Roosegaarde (Peter de ...

adidas produces glow-in-the-dark gear

I’m a big fan of smart fabrics and intelligent clothing making it to market, which is another chance to introduce these types of concepts to consumers. Before you know it, ...

Turning wear into pattern

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010 in Aesthetics, eTextiles | No Comments

“The ‘Decay’ project explores how traces of time and use can be embedded in textile. By wearing a carbon fibre suit over a white blouse, textile designer Marie Ilse Bourlanges captured ...

Ping: a social networking garment

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Aesthetics, Conceptual, Projects, Software | 18 Comments

Alas! I recently completed a project that I’ve been working on called Ping. It’s a garment that connects to your Facebook account wirelessly and from anywhere. It allows you to ...

The growing trend of geometric patterning

Posted by on Mar 20, 2010 in Aesthetics, Fashion | No Comments

Fashion designer Irina Shaposhnikova created this gorgeous collection called Crystallographica, which consists of garments inspired by geological formations of crystals and minerals. The application of geometrical patterns is making a ...

Nancy Tilbury infuses biological experiences into couture

Posted by on Mar 12, 2010 in Aesthetics, Conceptual | No Comments

Recently sent to me, Nancy Tilbury in collaboration with Visual Artists 125 Creative, has created a collection of incredibly evocative explorations that infuse biological experiences with couture. From digital cosmetics ...