Smart Textiles Design Lab Blog at The Swedish School of Textiles

Exhibitions
Tech Textil Frankfurt 2017
Tech Textil Frankfurt 2017

The Smart Textiles design lab together with Smart textiles organisation has exhibited at Techtextil in Frankfurt. On-going research projects in the lab show complex textile expressions based achieved through the research on thermo-chromic printing, 3D printing, plant  growth on textiles and changeable woven structures. participants: Delia Dumitrescu, professor HB Jyoti Kapur, phd student HB and […]

Crafting butterfly lace- Conductive Multi-color sensor-Actuator Structure
Crafting butterfly lace- Conductive Multi-color sensor-Actuator Structure

Kristi Kuusk, Marjan Kooroshnia and Jussi Mikkonen The development of Butterfly Lace started and carried on as an extension of ArcinTex network workshop (Arcintex, 2014). Multi disciplinary team of researchers collaborated while situated in three countries, to realize conductive multi-color sensor-actuator structure. Over several prototyping sessions, Skype conversations and e-mail exchange, the lace is made […]

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)   […]

rhythm exercise_13in1
rhythm exercise_13in1

rhythm exercise_13in1 Abstract: The exhibit 13in1 is an example of my PhD research work which aims to answer the following research question: What does it mean to explore time and changing expression, in the form of continuous movement as an integral part of textile design? The aim is to create time-based textiles, which examine the […]

Woven light and smart textiles

  Vävt ljus och smarta textilier – en utställning som förändrar synen på textil Textil, optiska fibrer och LEDs står i fokus när doktoranden Barbara Jansen ställer ut resultatet av sin doktorsavhandling i textildesign – ”Composing over time, temporal patterns”. I utställningen på Textilmuseet smälter textil och teknik samman på ett nyskapande sätt. Ljus, ljud […]

Color Memories
Color Memories

  Exhibition Color Memories at Konsthallen in Tidaholm, Sweden 26-28 september Linda Worbin

Traces exhibited in London, UK

The design example “Trace” (2006-2008) is still alive and will be exhibited at The Scin Gallery Clerkenwell, central London, UK during winter 2014 Textiles are traditionally designed and produced to more or less keep a given, static expression during their life cycle; a striped pattern is supposed to keep its stripes. Also textile designers are […]

Sinus 64 + blue
Sinus 64 + blue

JANSEN, B. & CARLEKLEV, J. 2014. Sinus 64 + blue (exhibition). In: AUT University, A. (ed.) Shapeshifting conference 2014. Auckland: AUT University. View video – Sinus 64 + blue

Woven Light, Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014:Green House, VH02:01
Woven Light, Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014:Green House, VH02:01

Woven light is organized by the 3rd year students in textile design.      

Relational Textiles:surface expressions in space design
Relational Textiles:surface expressions in space design

Dumitrescu, D. (2013). Relational Textiles:surface expressions in space design. PhD thesis. Studies in Artistic Research no. 7.Borås:The Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås. http://bada.hb.se/handle/2320/12672 Relational Textiles: exhibition Knitted Forms in Movement(movie)      

Composing over time, temporal patterns – in Textile Design
Composing over time, temporal patterns - in Textile Design

Licentiate thesis exhibition displaying colour flow and rhythm exercise: colour flow: rythm exercise: Keywords: Light-emitting, textiles, time-based, composing movement, PMMA optical fibres View interview in exhibition: http://www.smarttextiles.se/se/anslagstavla/360-tillfaelliga-moenster-med-fiberoptik Download thesis from: http://bada.hb.se/handle/2320/12236 Jansen, B. 2013. Composing over time, temporal patterns in Textile Design. University of Borås, Studies in Artistic Rsearch No 5, 2013  

Textiles Open Innovation Centre (TIO3) Belgium
Textiles Open Innovation Centre (TIO3) Belgium

PhD candidates exhibition in Ronse, Belgium at Textiles Open Innovation Centre, 14-18 October 2013   PhD candidates Tonje Kristensen, Delia Dumitrescu, Linnéa Nilsson and Marjan Kooroshnia attendes from Smart Textile Design Lab / The Swedish School of Textiles. During the exhibition they also attended the ArcIntex network meeting on the theme Playfulness and its transition […]

I come from…
I come from...

Brief Project Description: The central feature of the art piece is the artist’s picture printed on wool fabric covered with moth’s eggs. The eggs have been allowed to develop into larvae, which have fed on the wool fabric, making holes in it. A second layer, made of silk-organza fabric and printed in a Persian carpet […]

rhythm exercise_13in1
rhythm exercise_13in1

Abstract: The exhibit 13in1 is an example of my PhD research work which aims to answer the following research question: What does it mean to explore time and changing expression, in the form of continuous movement as an integral part of textile design? The aim is to create time-based textiles, which examine the aesthetics of […]

Light and Shadow Play – The sun as an aesthetic trigger for urban textiles
Light and Shadow Play – The sun as an aesthetic trigger for urban textiles

Abstract: The project investigates how the sun can be utilized to enhance aesthetics through textile surfaces in urban environments. The project explores the interplay of textiles as a sun-screening element within the outdoor public architectural space. What happens when we use the sun’s heat and light to trigger a light and shadow play through a textile […]

Ambience’11 Exhibition
Ambience'11 Exhibition

Come and see some of the Smart Textile Design Lab projects at the Ambience’11 exhibition. “In art and design practices, materials and technology are means of expression as well as sources of inspiration. On the other hand, in technical development processes art and design provide meaning, direction and expressions of functionality. In some sense this duality of perspectives […]

Textile Resistance at Kulturhuset in Stockholm
Textile Resistance at Kulturhuset in Stockholm

We are showing work in progress version of the Textile Resistance at Kulturhuset in Stockholm as part of the SYNTJUNTANS DAY. It is scheduled on 3rd of September at Kulturhuset in Stockholm. Welcome! www.syntjuntan.se

Smart Textiles Salon 2011 in Ghent
Smart Textiles Salon 2011 in Ghent

Evelyn Lebis is proud to present The Saturday Light Fever costume in the Smart Textiles Salon 2011 in Ghent on the 21st of April 2011! The Saturday Light Fever project.

Saturday Light Fever
Saturday Light Fever

The Super Hero Costume is mimicking elements of nature’s butterflies. The costume was granted with an honorable mention for the execution at the TEI2011 student design challenge.

Recurring Patterns Exhibited
Recurring Patterns Exhibited

Recurring Patterns is exhibited at: Stockholm Furniture Fair February 8-12 2011 Salon Internazionale del Mobile April 12-17 2011 See project page for more details The project is a collaboration between the furniture company IRE, Smart Textile Design Lab at the Swedish School of Textile, University of Borås and Smart Textiles innovationsytem.