Weaving wearable shapes

This research project explores possibilities in developing wearable shapes from woven material. By creating double-layers on the jacquardmachine, a space inbetween for the shape of the body is created already during the weaving process and emphasizes the fundamental relationship between form and material as they evolve simultaneously. The samples show attempts in addressing different parts…

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Solemaker

Solemaker brings ultra personalised footwear to everyone with Solemaker.io. Based upon the same system that was used to make the shoes for the Minister, users scan their feet, adjust the sole to how they walk, then create their own personalized shoe. “Solemaker is a step towards a future where our data is used to make things for us.” says Troy. It took a team of twelve designers, engineers, programers, professors, gurus, makers and podiatrists to create solemaker.io.

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Sensing the Body

Troy Nachtigall and Admar Schoonen gave a workshop in the Wearable Senses Lab.  The workshop focused on Presence and Pressure sensing using textiles and Arduinos.  The sensor performs resistive sensing and capacitive touch sensing simultaneously on the same circuit. The code from the sensor and the presentation in the pictures is available here: https://github.com/admarschoonen/resistive_cap_touch The presentation…

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