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ArcInTex
ArcInTex

ARCINTEX NETWORK 24-25 september 2012 in Borås ArcInTex is a network where Architecture, Interaction Design and Textiles join forces in developing ideas, techniques, methods and programs for new perspectives on design for building, dwelling and living and do so through: joint research projects, joint applications for funding larger projects, exchange programs on the Master and […]

Nordiskt vävsymposium 2012
Nordiskt vävsymposium 2012

Smart Textiles Design Lab Researchers, Linda Worbin and Mika Satomi gave a presentation at the Nordic Weave symposium at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm during the 20-21 of august.    

Tonje Kristensen
Tonje Kristensen

PhD Student Smart Textile Design Lab The Swedish School of Textiles tonje.kristensen@hb.se

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, […]

Anne Britt Torkildsby presents her licentiate thesis

Anne Britt Torkildsby presents her licentiate thesis Existential design – the “dark side” of design thinking 25 May, 1 pm, T473, The Swedish School of Textiles, Borås. Discussion leader is Eva Brandt, Associate Professor, Ph.D.Center for Design Research, Danmarks Designskole. ABSTRACT Who is better to sum up the project than the people I have met on my […]

Delia Dumitrescu presents her licentiate thesis

Delia presents her licentiate thesis Relational Textiles for Space Design 25 April, 1 pm, at Piazza, Patriciahuset, Lindholmen, Göteborg. Discussion leader is Paul Nicholas, CITA, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark ABSTRACT The emergence of the Smart Textiles field opens possibilities for designers to combine traditional surface fabrication techniques with advanced technology in […]

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: https://stdl.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 […]

Smart Textile Design Lab PUBLICATION LIST 2011

Another year, another summary. Below you can see all publications of Smart Textile Design Lab of 2011. [1] Dumitrescu, D., Persson, A. Heat as Interactive Expressions for Knitted Structures. In Koskinen, I., Härkäsami, T., Mazé, R., Mattews, B., Joo Lee, J., (Eds.) Proceedings of Nordes’11: the 4th Nordic Design Research Conference. School of Art and […]

“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: https://stdl.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. […]

Lars Hallnäs
Lars Hallnäs

Professor
Smart Textile Design Lab
The Swedish School of Textiles
Contact: lars.hallnas [] hb.se

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 […]

Ambience’11 Conference
Ambience'11 Conference

Come and see some of our projects at the Ambience’11 exhibition!
The opening for Ambience’11 participants is on Sunday Nov 27th, at 6 pm at the Museum of Textile History.
The exhibition is open for public Nov 28th 12-17, Nov 29th 12-20 and Nov 30 12-16. Welcome!

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”. […]

digital FIKA 2011 AW
digital FIKA 2011 AW

The next Digital FIKA is on 26th October (Wed) We will look into “how to use LED with Arduino” Digital Fika is back in business. The following date is the schedule for 2011 Autumn and Winter. September : 13th (Tue), 21st (Wed) October: 4th (Tue) , 11th (Tue), 18th (Tue), 26th(Wed) November: 1st(Tue), 22nd (Tue) […]

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

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 […]

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.

digital FIKA
digital FIKA

Digital Fika is a weekly meeting that casually introduces basic electronic tips and tricks. After the basic introductions, we will also together explore several interesting electronic components that can be useful in future Smart textiles practices.

Västra Götaland goes Karnataka 5-13 February
Västra Götaland goes Karnataka 5-13 February

Smart Textile Design Lab will be represented in the delegation from VGR (Västra Götalandsregionen) that will visit Bangalore, India in February.

Functional Styling
Functional Styling

Three full-scale carpets Spår, Dimma and Glöd exemplify ways of designing with dynamic textile patterns.

The Burning Tablecloth
The Burning Tablecloth

The Burning Tablecloth reacts on phone calls and text messages by changing colour and structure.

Interactive Costumes and Wall hanging
Interactive Costumes and Wall hanging

The Interactive Costumes and Wall hanging exemplify how clothes and textiles become interfaces themselves, through visual and tactile interactive properties.