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Exploring Possibilities in Smart Clothing Design

Exploring Possibilities in Smart Clothing Design

The buzz swirling around the field of the smart clothing is constant as new technologies are developed, advanced and applied. A project called The Next Black is a film created and produced by AEG, a home appliance company, that is focused on how to make clothing manufacturing more ecological. Have a peek at the film: Several sustainably minded designers are featured in the video. Biocouture Ltd. is an innovative development in the market that uses an organic outlook in combination with a scientific approach to clothing. An exciting facet in garment production called biodesign integrates ways that allow types of grow your own clothing with natural processes…. read more

Skate-Boards Made From Carrots

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Biocouture, renowned for their merging of science and design, including textiles fashioned from bacteria, teamed with German skateboard company Wefunk – as posted on their website’s official ‘aetlier’ blog. The outcome, though currently evasive in the media sphere, manifests as a long-board comprised of cellulose derived from carrot crop waste. The project was completed with the help of CelluComp and Wefunk designer, Alex Luxat. The former is a new material science company based in Scotland. They supplied the project with the materials, made primarily from carrot waste (though the waste of other root vegetables are used also), which they call… read more