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Unfolding ‘Unfolding Fashion Tech: Pioneers of Bright Futures’

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Published in August this year, the book Unfolding Fashion Tech: Pioneers of Bright Futures, edited by Marina Toeters of by-wire.net and published by Onomatopee, explores what happens in the field of fashion innovation and introduces ...

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Furniture made of steel and recycled parachutes

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Design agency Layer and Ræburn collaborated on a collection of furniture pieces that use recycled parachute material and welded steel frames. Throughout the design process, Layer and Ræburn explored Ræburn’s archives and the way the ...

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A 3D printed glove to prevent musculoskeletal disorders

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Engineers from car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover developed a lightweight, 3D printed glove that could help prevent employees from getting musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal disorders include more than 100 different types of conditions. They make up ...

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Kickstarting sustainable projects

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With the project Shapeshift that kicks off today, funding platform Kickstarter calls for projects made from recycled materials, transforming “trash” into original product design. Since its launch in 2009, 17 million people have successfully funded ...

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Using liquids to create responsive architectural systems

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In a project by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), researchers studied whether it was possible to create a responsive skin that could be integrated into building design, based on the expansion properties ...

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Leather-free handbag made of bacterial cellulose

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German biofabrication research company ScobyTec developed a vegan leather alternative made of bacterial cellulose, which they used to create a business handbag. ScobyTec consists of an international research team in the fields of biology, software ...

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