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It’s a Wrap: Final thoughts on Fashion Tech
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Be inspired. I was recently at a café that has a nook library right beside the kitchen. A swap library, they called it. The idea is to take a book, any book. In fact, take a book you probably wouldn’t...
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CUTTING EDGE: LASER CUTTING TECH FOR FASHION AND DESIGN
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If you have ever watched an episode of Project Runway, one of the most stressful moments is when time is running out for the contestants before the runway show. Often a hot glue gun, pins, staplers and haphazard cutting pops...
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Fashion Film: Liquid Fabric in a Can!
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[bctt tweet="With where fashion wants to go and what it wants to achieve, interdisciplinary research is the key to success. " username="FashionKE"] It’s the fun spirit of silly string with the sophistication of a spider web-weaving silk. Liquid fabric came...
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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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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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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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Technology Fashion and Design Series
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Editor's Note_____________ For the next two months, September to October, we take a look into how technology plays into the fashion and design world and how we can take part of it. It is known that technology has literally changed our lives in...
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CocoLili: Collective movement for timeless fashion
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Basic Collection [Image: Courtesy of CocoLili] What inspired you to go into fashion? E:  I’m not entirely sure to be honest with you. I just remember my mum buying me fabric and taking me to our tailors, where I roughly...
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Eleleck: letting luxe leather speak for itself
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"Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak." —Rachel Zoe One way of communicating you have impeccable and effortless style is through a leather handbag. And it’s easy to see why those practical carriers for...
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