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Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Techno Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...From digital dresses to remote-control couture, Techno Fashion exposes the revolutionary interface between contemporary fashion and technology. Wearable cameras, wireless communicators, metallic nodules and electronic embroidery may sound...

Electric Textiles

Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Techno Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2002

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...The worlds of fashion and textile design are merging. As new materials and innovative techniques evolve in textile manufacturing, so does the synergy between fashion designers and textile designers. This crossover marks a specific moment...

Intelligent Fashion

Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Techno Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...Whatever you think of Geek Chic, you have to give the techies credit: they have embraced the world of fashion a lot quicker than the fashionistas have embraced technology. Hardly any of the new ‘intelligent’ fashion has yet made its catwalk...

How to Design with Existing DIY Kits

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katherine Moriwaki

Katherine Moriwaki

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Fashion and Technology : A Guide to Materials and Applications

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...This chapter focuses on understanding the history of the electronic Do-It-Yourself (DIY) space and its vibrant and active electronics community. It reveals the scope of sources and tools already created and readily available online...

Designing your own smart textile

Sarah Kettley

Sarah Kettley is a researcher and tutor at Nottingham Trent University. She has been researching the intersections of craft and new technologies on the body since 2002, through collaborative practice with textile designers. She is a member of Arcintex, the network for textiles, interaction design and architecture led by the Swedish School of Textiles, Boras. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing with Smart Textiles

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...When working with complex and technological compositions, it is easy to get entangled in time-consuming functional details and thereby lose touch with the overall expression.In this chapter you will be introduced to a range of researchers...

Developing your practice

Sarah Kettley

Sarah Kettley is a researcher and tutor at Nottingham Trent University. She has been researching the intersections of craft and new technologies on the body since 2002, through collaborative practice with textile designers. She is a member of Arcintex, the network for textiles, interaction design and architecture led by the Swedish School of Textiles, Boras. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing with Smart Textiles

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Designers embarking on the development of products within the hybrid mix of smart textiles and wearable electronics must research fiber types and constructions and their applications, found beyond the limits of the traditional fashion...

Sportswear

Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Techno Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...As we slide deeper into a high-tech lifestyle of hours spent motionless in front of computer screens, the more sports and active leisure appeal. Until recently, sport and fashion have been at opposite extremes of the style spectrum. Fashion...

Fashioning Sports Clothing as Lifestyle Couture

Jennifer Craik

Jennifer Craik is Professor and Head of Fashion at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the study of fashion and dress. She has also researched aspects of cultural studies, cultural policy, and arts funding. Her publications include: The Face of Fashion (Routledge, 1993), Uniforms Exposed: From Conformity to Transgression (Berg Publishers, 2005), and Fashion: The Key Concepts (Berg Publishers, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Uniforms Exposed : From Conformity to Transgression

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...Sports Clothing as Fashion Sportswear exists because American women were the first to live the modern, fast-paced life. (designer Michael Kors, quoted by Seeling 2000: 578) This chapter explores how sports clothing has shifted from...

The Integration of Technology into Fashion

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katherine Moriwaki

Katherine Moriwaki

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Fashion and Technology : A Guide to Materials and Applications

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...“It is difficult to give an exact definition of fashion because the word has had different connotations throughout history; the meaning and significance of the word have changed to suit the social customs and clothing habits of people...

What are smart textiles?

Sarah Kettley

Sarah Kettley is a researcher and tutor at Nottingham Trent University. She has been researching the intersections of craft and new technologies on the body since 2002, through collaborative practice with textile designers. She is a member of Arcintex, the network for textiles, interaction design and architecture led by the Swedish School of Textiles, Boras. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing with Smart Textiles

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...The process of integrating textiles and technology isn’t just surface deep; it actually begins at a molecular level. Chapter Overview Chapter 1 introduces you to the terms and definitions used in the diverse field of ”smart textiles...