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Sabine Seymour: Functional Aesthetics – Book Review

04/13/2011

Sabine Seymour published her second book entitled Functional Aesthetics – Visions on Fashionable Technology few months ago, following her successful title Fashionable Technology from 2008.

Seymour takes everything into perspective. Firstly, the design of the book – binding and the concept are rather unique. The surface of the hardbook is covered with beige rip fabric showing softness and roughness of the used material at the same time.

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Functional Aesthetics by Sabine Seymour (2010)

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Readoholic: OpenWear. Sustainability, Openness and P2P production in the world of fashion

01/25/2011

And here is the first e-book ‘OpenWear. Sustainability, Openness and P2P production in the world of fashion’ written by Bertram Niessen, Oleg Koefoed, Lise Skov, Zoe Romano, Alessandro Delfanti on the behalf of  last year’s established open source fashion and maker community Openwear.

Openwear gathers via its online space small fashion producers, makers, designers, stylists, students, interns, tailors, photographers, models, crafters, sewing cafes, silk-screen printers, fashion schools and others. The concept is based on shareable and open sourcing culture emphasizing DIY concepts .

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