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Wearable Inc. Neri Oxman: Design at the intersection of technology and biology. Costume Institute’s Spring 2016 Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum to Focus on Technology’s Impact on Fashion. Costume Institute Benefit May 2 with Co-Chairs Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Taylor Swift, and Anna Wintour, and Honorary Chairs Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld, and Miuccia Prada Exhibition Dates: May 5–August 14, 2016 Member Previews: May 3−May 4 Exhibition Locations: Robert Lehman Wing and Anna Wintour Costume Center Press Preview: Monday, May 2, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Costume Institute’s Spring 2016 Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum to Focus on Technology’s Impact on Fashion

(New York, October 14, 2015)–The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that The Costume Institute’s spring 2016 exhibition will be manus x machina: fashion in an age of technology, on view from May 5 through August 14, 2016 (preceded on May 2 by The Costume Institute Benefit). Presented in the Museum’s Robert Lehman Wing and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore the impact of new technology on fashion and how designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear. The exhibition is made possible by Apple. October 14, 2015 Print Image (6) Ten films to inspire your sci-fi-chic Met Gala look. Today the Metropolitan Museum of Art revealed the theme of its 2016 gala – Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, echoing the title of the Costume Institute’s upcoming exhibition.

Ten films to inspire your sci-fi-chic Met Gala look

It also announced the event’s hosts – an eclectic group featuring Taylor Swift and Anna Wintour, as well as trio of designers: Nicholas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld and Miuccia Prada. “Traditionally, the distinction between the haute couture and prêt-à-porter was based on the handmade and the machine-made,” said Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Insitute, expanding on the theme. “But recently this distinction has become increasingly blurred as both disciplines have embraced the practices and techniques of the other.”

Last year’s ball was themed according to the China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition and, surprisingly wasn’t the culturally appropriative maelstrom it was predicted to be. A Look At Smart Clothing For 2015. Products for shirts, babies, and others. 2015 will be one of those banner years when it comes to the emerging smartwatch and smartclothes market.

A Look At Smart Clothing For 2015

The market across the world for smart technology products is looking to increase big time over last year’s numbers. The technology is starting to become more and more popular as consumers are actually embracing the tech and finding the functional uses for it. Live Fully Now. What If Money Was No Object? - Remastered. Neri Oxman: Design at the intersection of technology and biology. Alan Watts - Give it away and it will come back. The Mind - Alan Watts. Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance. Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles): Amazon.co.uk: J. McCann, D. Bryson: 9781845693572: Books.

From the Back Cover Smart clothing and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of research within the fashion and textile industry.

Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles): Amazon.co.uk: J. McCann, D. Bryson: 9781845693572: Books

This book provides a comprehensive review of the wearer's requirements, the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Part one assesses the design and materials for smart clothing and wearable technology. Topics include the design process from fibre selection through to product launch, the use of nonwovens in smart clothes and developments in digital print technology. Part two then examines the general requirements for smart textiles, such as the health requirements for wearable technologies. Iris van Herpen news, interviews, fashion and design.

Wearable Discourses: Interview with Susan E. Ryan. When Dress Absorbs Technology–An Interview with Susan Elizabeth Ryan By Rebecca Louise Breuer and Geert Lovink Susan Elizabeth Ryan is Professor of Art History, Theory, New Media and Design at the Louisiana State University School of Art.

Wearable Discourses: Interview with Susan E. Ryan

She recently published her study Garments of Paradise, Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age. In the introduction of the book Ryan explains that she regards wearable technology as an evolving, ever changing set of ideas, and her interest lies in how technologic advances may enhance the cultural expressions and languages of dress. Inspiring Matter’s Videos on Vimeo. Inspiring Matter Conference Report. We asked, author and conference speaker Hugh Aldersey-Williams, to try and distill the major themes and preoccupations from Inspiring Matter Conference, captured from speakers, questioners and delegate feedback.

Inspiring Matter Conference Report

These in turn may suggest focal topics and appropriate forums for future discussion. Follow the link to read his very interesting take on it, together with images from the event. Bradley Quinn - Fashion Futures. Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles): Amazon.co.uk: J. McCann, D. Bryson: 9781845693572: Books. From the Back Cover Smart clothing and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of research within the fashion and textile industry.

Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles): Amazon.co.uk: J. McCann, D. Bryson: 9781845693572: Books

This book provides a comprehensive review of the wearer's requirements, the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Amazon.co. Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age - Susan Elizabeth Ryan. Wearable technology -- whether a Walkman in the 1970s, an LED-illuminated gown in the 2000s, or Google Glass today -- makes the wearer visible in a technologically literate environment.

Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age - Susan Elizabeth Ryan

Twenty years ago, wearable technology reflected cultural preoccupations with cyborgs and augmented reality; today, it reflects our newer needs for mobility and connectedness. In this book, Susan Elizabeth Ryan examines wearable technology as an evolving set of ideas and their contexts, always with an eye on actual wearables -- on clothing, dress, and the histories and social relations they represent.

She proposes that wearable technologies comprise a pragmatics of enhanced communication in a social landscape. Amazon.co. Amazon.co. By L.

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King - Published on Amazon.com Mixing philosophy and fashion, Professor Elizabeth Ryan takes us on a past and present tour of wearable technology (WT). Fashion, as opposed to wearables, is usually high concept, a prototype design of desirables that are part of an unspoken discourse about who we are, or at least what we think we might be. Much of WT is an effort to enhance that expression. Fashionable Technology by Sabine Seymour. Garments of Paradise. Bradley Quinn — Inspiring Matter. Technology News. 5 Things Your Clothes Will Be Able to Do in the Future. Spending on wearable technology is expected to reach $53 billion worldwide by 2019, according to Juniper Research.

5 Things Your Clothes Will Be Able to Do in the Future

Sound a bit surprising? Rightly so. At the moment, the wearable tech on the market is seemingly designed for gadget geeks or fitness fanatics, and not much else. Even the Apple Watch leaves little to be desired in the fashion department. So where's all the good-looking stuff we actually want to, you know, wear? Fortunately we've seen the future, and we can tell you it's not all going to be about smartwatches, pieces of jewelry that flash when our phone rings or virtual reality goggles. Smart Textile/Fabric Market Size. Industry Insights Global smart textile market size was USD 350.3 million in 2013. Decreasing manufacturing costs of electronic components as well as fabrics along with miniaturization of electronics is expected to drive the smart fabric market over the forecast period.

Rising popularity of sophisticated gadgets with varied technologically advanced functions is anticipated to drive market demand. Components such actuators, controlling, and sensor units are incorporated into these fabrics. Several such fabrics have featured in sophisticated type of clothing, particularly for fashion as well as for protection & safety. These products have a huge growth potential owing to their applicability across several sectors such as defense, automotive, and entertainment. The rise in demand can be attributed to the introduction of conductive materials and advanced fibers that are used to manufacture such fibers. Smart textiles industry trends and market segment forecasts to 2020. 3rd February 2014, San Francisco, CA Miniaturisation of electronic components and the use of conductive materials and other structures have enabled the development of smart textiles.

Growing demand for connectivity and enhancement in wireless technologies is expected to further market growth over the next few years, according to a report published by Grand View Research, a market research and consulting company. Innovation in Textiles - Technical Textiles & Smart Textiles. Smart Fabrics Market to 2020, Smart Textiles Growth (18% CAGR) Forecasts in New... DALLAS, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds smart fabrics market and smart textiles market research reports with 2020 and 2019 forecasts respectively to its range of advanced materials intelligence collection in its research library. London fashion week: why technology is in fashion. At London fashion week the multibillion dollar worlds of tech and fashion are colliding like never before.

For many, the launch of Apple’s new watch, announced this week with impeccable timing to coincide with the global fashion weeks, will mark an important turning point for fashion tech, a new sector with huge potential for growth. While Apple’s entry into the market is almost guaranteed to boost the industry’s profile, in reality the fashion industry has been driving fashion tech for years. Fashion tech is much more than just tech inside a timepiece, and nowhere is this more apparent than in London.

In 2010, London Fashion Week was the first in the world to grant access to the masses by live streaming the runways. What had previously been exclusive and elite became accessible to everyone, all because of technology. Now, everyone has their smartphone camera primed, ready to make their contribution to the zeitgeist. SCIENTIFIC FASHION - Fashionable Technology Report by Moondial. About Moondial The MOONDIAL lab is the nexus between silicon and style. We regard our body as a node in a networked (digital) system and the skin as metaphor to conceive computational fashion.

We invent, forecast, and consult on technology infused experiences and products for our clients from DuPont to VF Corporation. www.moondial.com About the report. Biocouture on Biodegradable Fabric - Extended Interview. The Next Black. Biocouture. Biocouture. Why You, Non-Nerd, Should Get Excited About Graphene. Let's talk about the coolest substance ever: graphene. It's one atom thick, (about one-millionth the thickness of a single strand of hair), it's 100 times stronger than steel, and conducts electricity and light like nothing else.

It's a supermaterial that is quietly changing the course of technology. Here's why you should get exited about it: It Will Turn Computers Into Transformers It is now being suggested that graphene can be changed into different configurations on the fly by simply manipulating it with lasers. Graphene and other tech ready to revolutionize wearables. Daily Updates from IoT and Wearables Landscape. Graphene, Graphene And Graphene Again. Everybody Talks About Graphene Nowadays And Here Is Why. Turn Your Clothes Into Wearable Computers With Graphene. You’ve got a touchscreen phone, a touchscreen tablet, now you can have a touchscreen on your t-shirt with a new material created by researchers at the University of Exeter. Most of us have heard of a substance called graphene, a conductive material that’s one atom thick but stronger than diamond and is set to revolutionize everything from computers to, well, t-shirts.

Researchers have adapted graphene into something they call GraphExeter (I see what they did there) which they say is the most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever invented for conducting electricity. Fashion Film - Wonderland - SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film. Product of a groundbreaking collaboration between artist and fashion designer Helen Storey and scientist Tony Ryan, Wonderland uses fashion as a 'Trojan Horse' to progress a radical, two-year exploration into biodegradable materials.

Tony Ryan: We can use jeans to clean up our cities' air. Tony Ryan is professor of physical chemistry at Sheffield University. Catalytic Clothing by Helen Storey and Tony Ryan. This movie by Adam Mufti features supermodel Erin O'Connor wearing a dress that incorporates a catalytic converter. The Creators Project. Flying Dresses And The Future Of Fashion. Episode 5: Daily Life. Episode 4: Becoming Superhuman. CuteCircuit: Trendspotting From Tech to Fashion-Intel Sponsored: Inside Innovation-WIRED. Aeg.co. The Next Black. The future of wearable technologies. The Future of Fashion Tech. Smart Fabrics + Wearable Technology 2015 to bring together fashion & wearable tech innovators.

FALMOUTH, MAINE May 4, 2015 More than 250 wearable technology leaders will come together next week at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in San Francisco, CA for Smithers Apex’s Smart Fabrics + Wearable Technology conference and exhibition. Dragon Innovation; Fjord; frog design; Hanky Pancreas; Imbue; Intel; iShüu Technologies; Nod Labs; Shift Innovation; Solvay; TapSense; U-Blox and Yahoo Labs are just a few of the international leaders who will share their expertise with attendees to bridge the gap between the smart fabrics and wearable technology disciplines. The conference is designed to help the key players in the industry navigate intellectual property, design, funding and other issues to successfully get products to market.

Next Gen Wearables for the Next Gen. Next Gen Wearables for the Next Gen. Innovation in Textiles - Technical Textiles & Smart Textiles. Latest Smart Textiles & Nanotechnology News. Day 1 - Monday, May 11, 2015. Smart Fabrics & Wearable Tech. Smart Fabrics & Wearable Tech. Smart Textiles – Wearable Services. 21 January 2015 till 22 February 2015 The exhibition presents prototypes, which are contributing to the field of health care, fashion and interior.

To develop these complex Product Service Systems, textile producers teamed up with software and hardware engineering companies, service providers, designers, research institutions and creative hubs. The works shown are part of the Smart Textile Services project, a subdivision of the Creative Industry Scientific Program (CRISP). CRISP was established to develop a knowledge infrastructure that stimulates the continued growth of the Dutch design sector and creative industries. Smart Textiles Services had the goal to develop an inspirational test-bed, enabling textile developers to understand the multi-disciplinary opportunities and challenges of creating Smart Textile Product Service Systems. Computational Fashion. How Technology is Driving the Fashion Industry Forward - Slyce BlogSlyce Blog. You probably can relate to the idea of doing research on your phone to determine what shirt would look nice with your new pants while in a shopping mall or boutique.

Or maybe you can relate to the practice of taking a picture of yourself in the changing room and having your friend or partner tell you whether they like what you’re wearing or not. "Technology is going to turn the entire fashion industry inside out". Says in 2015, 50 Percent of People Considering Buying a Smart Wristband Will Choose a Smartwatch Instead. Is wearable technology set to take over our wardrobes? Is wearable technology set to take over our wardrobes? Fashion’s big brands follow the money to join the wearable tech revolution. Fashion’s big brands follow the money to join the wearable tech revolution. Future Fashion: 10 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch.

Ralph Lauren to Sell Wearable-Tech Shirt Timed for US Open. Ralph Lauren Unveils PoloTech Smart Shirt. Google, Levi Strauss Team Up To Bring You Smart Clothes: Hello, Project Jacquard. Technology. Google Partners With Levis Wearable Tech In Fabric. Google + Levi’s Come Together to Tackle Wearable Technology. Google Teams With Levi’s For Wearable Tech. Google. Mrak.pdf. Scriven.pdf. Globalization and the Fashion Industry. Will Mass Customisation Work For Fashion? Things to Do in - Well Anywhere. Curiosity Retreats. Things to Do in - Well Anywhere. Fashion and Apparel. Culture Fashion Trends, Region Fashion Culture, Culture and Fashion Trends.

Culture Fashion Trends, Region Fashion Culture, Culture and Fashion Trends. Diversification in Fashion Markets, Street Styles and Cultural Change : Berg Fashion Library. Fashion Industry News & Trends - Women's Wear Daily. What Givenchy’s public show means for fashion. What Givenchy’s public show means for fashion. China’s stock market tumble is taking luxury fashion stocks with it. China’s stock market tumble is taking luxury fashion stocks with it.