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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Ubicomp / ISWC 2016

Troy Nachtigall is at Ubicomp/ISWC to present a short paper at the (UnderWare) Aesthetic, Expressive, and Functional On-Skin Technologies International Workshop of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) in Heidelburg, Germany.  He also is attending the 2016 ISWC Design Exhibition where the UdK Berlin Design Research Laboratory won the…

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eTextiles Summer Camp

Troy traveled to Ponce sur le Loir for his second experience at eTextiles Summer camp. Svenja and Ana of ArcInTexETN came as well and an amazing week of experimentation commenced.  A week of camping in the gardens of a 17th century mill at the Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes produced unexpected results as world leading…

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