Growing Bioplastic

Design Week 2016, Vilnius Academy of Art I gave a hands-on workshop with bio-degradable material in Vilnius Academy of Art. Design Week’16 events were focused on the sustainability. During the workshop “Growing Bioplastic” students were trying 3 different recipes for making their own bioplastic. Students were experimenting with the quality of dryness and thickness as well. They…

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Meeting a stranger

Material exploration Acrylic film and carbon powder I set out to build Electro Active Polymer modules with an elastic and adhesive acrylic film (3M VHB tape 4910) and carbon powder. When one of the modules broke, I started playing with the material, handling it, touching it… I was fascinated by its extreme elasticity, its soft…

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Invisible Value of the Wearables: Adding Sound to Textile and Objects

Workshop and lectures by Vidmina Stasiulyte, DESIGN WEEK 2016   SOUNDING OBJECTS I was giving the 4 days hands-on workshop “Sounding Objects” and two lectures “Sonic-haptic values of the wearables”, “Sonic-haptic interfaces in the fashion design” during the Design Week’16 in Vilnius Academy of Arts. The visual perception is the most common form in the field of…

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About the ArcInTexETN project

There are 15 PhD students within the ArcInTexETN project. During 36 months, starting from September 2015, their research will connect architecture and textiles through design. They are promising researchers and will be placed on six different designschools and two companies cross Europe. On this blog you will be able to follow their research, inspirations and…

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