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#techstyle Exhibition – Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHTR4uKfNzU Synergy. That seemed to be the underlying theme of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) #techstyle exhibition earlier this year. The kind of synergy between designers and tech designers or scientists to push the boundaries on how we create...
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Fashion Film: Siemens Fabric Series
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Disclaimer, these videos were created by Siemens to indirectly push a particular product. Great thing is, this series does addresses issues that are being posed to the modern fashion world. It being a Friday in what I can only assume...
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Designers, Welcome to the wonderful world of Digital fabric printing
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“That’s the last bit of fabric.” How many times have you seen a dress that you just had to have but the designer regretfully informed you that the fabric was over? They had just enough in that design to make...
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Ezra + Tuba took on Tech and gave Fashion Butterflies
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“The future of clothing as we know it is about to change. To be a part of this change we need technology.” ~ Tuba Çetin Sisters Tuba and Ezra Cetin of Fashion design label Ezra+Tuba [Image: Baran Akkoyunlu] The butterfly...
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Fashion Film | Think Loud: Future Fashion by i-D Magazine
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There was a time when online shopping was considered a bizarre concept. Absurd, right? However, as Net-a-Porter founder - Natalie Massenet - mentions in the video below, it was only 16 years ago that she had to convince people that...
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Inspire digitally: CAD to the Rescue?
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Fashion is beauty and brains all neatly wrapped in a confusing bow of acronyms. No seriously, go to a fashion and design conference and it’s just like a business affair, albeit aesthetically pleasing to the eye. That’s how I would...
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Tech tool for the savvy interior designer on The Designers Studio Kenya
Tech tools for the savvy interior designer
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“Technology is the enabler for success; when used to enhance efficiently and encourage collaboration, we can help provide outstanding quality service globally.” Peter Conant, Former President of The International Interior Design Association (IIDA). There is something exciting about bringing a...
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5 ways technology has impacted interior design ©TheDesignersStudio Kenya. Photo credits provided.
5 ways technology has impacted interior design
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Technology is contributing to building our homes and spaces in more ways than we could have imagined. Consumers, as well as designers, have continuously been leveraging on technology to take design into their own hands for creating new home spaces...
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Fashion Film: Flying Dresses and the Future of Fashion
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What’s next? Fashion is always asking that question. Collaborations between music and the fashion industry often give an insight into what ideas designers are toying with. Amidst the dancers, fire shows and neatly tied choreography, there’s something that The Black...
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Makeup enthusiasts, Tech wants to slay the #facebeat future!
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They are the silent force backstage at the runway shows or photo-shoots that bring mood boards to life. Makeup artists are modern day artistes that can effortlessly use any canvas to tell a story. Now, if you’ve ever tried to...
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Fashion Stylists: even the fashionable need help too
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As I’m standing outside Valley Arcade waiting for yet another ‘Uber’, laden with 10 lux bags and set wardrobe I have to deliver before deadline, I’m painfully reminded that the life of a fashion stylist isn’t always a pretty glamorous...
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INTERACTIVE CLOTHING: The future of fashion is all for connectivity
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Adapt. That is what humans have been doing since inception. Be it via genetic, cultural or ecological change to handle new environments, we have continually developed avenues for adjustments and acclimatization. But, what if our clothes became more than a...
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FASHION FORWARD: to be or not to be 3D
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Gone are the days where 3D meant your mum finally got you the flip book with the fancy glasses that made the pages move. Created in 1984 by Charles Hull, 3D printing has definitely been around the block, but when...
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Samsung: Designing ‘Fashionology’ for Life
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You can’t think about electronics without Samsung popping up into the mix. From TVs, Fridges, smart phones, washing machines, their products – cough sans the rather fiery Galaxy Note 7 cough - are synonymous with electronics that have helped shape...
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