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Wear Your Love: H&M Launches a Wearable

The author of this post - Daria Morozova - participated in the development of an idea of the wearable that H&M has developed into a prototype Gentle, passionate, soothing, friendly, flirty… This is what touch can be like. Touch is believed to be one of the basic human needs that expresses a wide range of … Continue reading Wear Your Love: H&M Launches a Wearable

The sustainability of wearables will depend on how we use them

The pace at which various high -tech products have proliferated in consumer markets during the past few decades has been furious. Think for instance the emergence of mobile phones in the 1980s in comparison to today’s nearly 5 billion mobile phone users. Yet the future forecast is even more inconceivable: the Internet of Things (IoT) … Continue reading The sustainability of wearables will depend on how we use them

Review of the wearables’ market: products and players

The market of wearables is quite heterogeneous in terms of products and creators. On the one hand, there are smart watches and fitness trackers that have become familiar for many of us. On the other, there are highly creative unique pieces like a dress called “Herself” that purifies air - https://www.designboom.com/design/air-purifying-dress/. Or another dress by … Continue reading Review of the wearables’ market: products and players

On December 10th our project hosted a guest lecture by professor Anneke Smelik “CRAFTING WEARABLES: TECHNOLOGY, IDENTITY AND SUSTAINABILITY”.

Anneke Smelik is Katrien van Munster professor of Visual Culture at the Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands), where she is coordinator of the MA programme ‘Creative Industries’. She published widely on identity, body, memory and technology in fashion, cinema, videoclips and digital art. Her most recent books include Delft Blue to Denim Blue. Contemporary Dutch Fashion; … Continue reading On December 10th our project hosted a guest lecture by professor Anneke Smelik “CRAFTING WEARABLES: TECHNOLOGY, IDENTITY AND SUSTAINABILITY”.