Smart Textiles Design Lab Blog at The Swedish School of Textiles

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. It is made as an interdisciplinary collaboration between biomedical engineer PhD students and fashion textile master students. This costume exhibit a range of different kinds of lightning possible in a textile context. It is made from a variety of yarns, technical and chemical materials and as such the garment addresses different techniques. The costume ask the question about the performers responsibility: is it the wearer or the wearable that puts on a show?

Exhibited at TEI 2011 & Smart Textile Salon 2011 in Ghent.

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