Smart Textiles Design Lab Blog at The Swedish School of Textiles

Workshops
Designing two-phase illuminated surface-patterns on textiles

Designing two-phase illuminated surface-patterns on textiles Presented by Marjan Kooroshnia at Shapeshifting: 
A Conference on Transformative Paradigms of Fashion and Textile Design 14—16 April 2014, AUT University Auckland New Zealand ABSTRACT Although extensive research projects have explored ways of creating light emitting fabric displays using LEDs, electro-luminescent wires and optical fibers, much less experimental research projects have […]

Luminous Textiles
Luminous Textiles

Delia Dumitrescu(the Swedish School of Textiles) and Manuel Kretzer(Institute of Technology in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, ETH) workshop on electroluminescence print The results of the workshop can be seen at: http://materiability.com/luminous-textiles/  

Smart Textiles Workshop: Hyperbody and Smart Textiles at the University of Borås
Smart Textiles Workshop: Hyperbody and Smart Textiles at the University of Borås

Hyperbody’s MSc 2 Robotic Environments+Smart Textiles Design Lab project workshop at the Swedish School of Textiles Bob Heester, Dimitra Dritsa, Esther Slagter, Marien Teeuw Delia Dumitrescu, Marjan Kooroshnia http://www.hyperbody.nl/about/news/news/tx_ttnews% 5Btt_news%5D=222&cHash=319ff339bc606f2b99c8b 731830bfd2e Hyperbody’s MSc 2 Robotic Environments projects exhibited at Science Centre and V2_ http://www.hyperbody.nl/about/news/news/ Metatopia_exhibition, Media Lab, Prado Madrid pics from the Metatopia exhibition(photo:Hyperbody)   […]

Leuco dye-based thermochromic ink workshop
Leuco dye-based thermochromic ink workshop

Leuco dye-based thermochromic ink workshop: Designing dynamic surface patterns with Marjan Kooroshnia at Shapeshifting conference april 2014  Our PhD student Marjan Kooroshnia will run a Leuco dye-based thermochromic ink workshop: Designing dynamic surface patterns Thursday 10 – Friday 11 April, 2014 | 9am – 4pm

Crafting Wearables Workshop
Crafting Wearables Workshop

During week 44-45 Oscar Tomico from Eindhoven University of Technology – Department of Industrial Design give a workshop together with Linda Worbin at The Swedish School of Textiles. It is possible to join the students presentation at Friday 1 November, 09.00 room T154 (the gallery) and during Friday 8 november, 09.00 room Vestindien 2 at […]

Thermochromic workshop at Aalto University
Thermochromic workshop at Aalto University

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 […]

Introduction to E-Textiles: Wearing Light
Introduction to E-Textiles: Wearing Light

This one and half days workshop is an introduction to E-Textiles materials and techniques for fashion and textile design students. E-textiles, also known as electronic textiles or smart textiles, are fabrics that enable computing, digital components, and electronics to be embedded in them.* The course starts with short lecture about current E-Textiles projects in art […]

Digital Translations: Form Active Textile Structures
 Digital Translations:   Form Active Textile Structures

Workshop at the Swedish School of Textiles at Boras 6 March – 9 March 2012    Felecia Davis MIT, Design and Computation Group MIT, School of Architecture and Planning   In the workshop we focused on at the act of translating an active textile structure using digital tools, from one material to another in three […]

Animated Textiles Workshop
Animated Textiles Workshop

 ___animated. textiles workshop at the swedish school of textiles. boras. sweden / sept. 17-21 2012 Manuel Kretzer Ivana Damjanovic materiability research network. ita. caad. eth zürich Within this five-day workshop we explored the potential combination of soft electroactive polymers (EAP), also known as dielectric elastomers (DE), with lightweight textile systems to create animated surfaces or […]

Natural Dye Workshop
Natural Dye Workshop

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 at DEAF
Smart Textiles Design Lab researchers at DEAF

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, […]

Neo Craft: Kiruna workshop
Neo Craft: Kiruna workshop

Date: January 27th-29th 2012 Location: Församlingshemmet, Kiruna, Sweden workshop leaders: Mili John Tharakan Lisa Kejonen Mika Satomi Workshop Website: http://stdl.hb.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 […]

“Technology + Textiles”, E-textiles Course at the Swedish School of Textiles
"Technology + Textiles",  E-textiles Course at the Swedish School of Textiles

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.hb.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. […]

Workshop on Shape Memory Alloy -part1-
Workshop on Shape Memory Alloy -part1-

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 […]

Movement and Smart Textiles workshop
Movement and Smart Textiles workshop

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 […]

Existential design workshops
Existential design workshops

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”. […]

Summer Camp
Summer Camp

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 […]