Illuminated Hat by Aleksandra Ana Bukovic

06/27/2011

I’m very happy to present you the LED based work by young student from Rijeka’s Art Academy – Aleksandra Ana Bukovic. Luckily, I’ve stumbled on Aleksandra’s work while browsing through the photographs of all events from the Science Festival, held during April in several cities throughout Croatia.

While attending the course on industrial design (jewellery design), Aleksandra participated in the jewellery exhibition and show which was held as a part of The Science Festival in Rijeka (the topic of the festival was light) under the mentorship of the professor Nenad Roban (I blogged about him, too :)) and professor Lara Badurina. She presented a hat-shaped light installation for the body.

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Illuminated Hat by Aleksandra Ana Bukovic (c)

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The Power of Thread, part 3: Eta Sadar Breznik – gallery

05/20/2011

Eta Sadar Breznik‘s space oriented woven sculptures present all possible views on thread from an architect. Monumental and almost like a skyscraper structured, but subtle tapestry, opens another visual perspective on fibers and textiles.

Eta Sadar Breznik also express herself in wearable objects, using strong weaving density for her objects combined with transformable functions of every particular garment. All photos by Anda Klancic, Blaz Zupancic (c)

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Flying Carpets by Eta Sadar Breznik (c)

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Interview with Erich Zainziger a.k.a. talk2myShirt, part 2: Let’s electrify yarn and fabrics!

03/29/2011

This is the second part of the interview with Erich Zainziger a.k.a. talk2myShirt. Read the first part hereHooked up to wearable electronics

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Photo: Erich Zainziger, from private album via F-book

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Interview with Erich Zainziger a.k.a. talk2myShirt, part 1: Hooked up to wearable electronics

03/29/2011

Erich Zainziger does consultancy, training and design of interactive fashion, e-textiles and wearable electronic. He’s also a blogger behind talk2myShirt dedicated to smart fabrics and wearable technology.

Because of his previous experience with Philips Company I wanted to interview him from the moment when I decided to cover the fields of wearables… Erich lives  and works now in Philippines and runs his own wear tech company Elextile… Hence, let’s hear his thoughts on the  wear tech scene…

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Photo above: Erich Zainzinger, from personal album
Photo bellow: Zainziger’s design – Solar Bag (c), taken from flickr

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Wearable installation Suspension Dimension by Jonathan Wood

12/9/2010

Data visualization fascinates me, too. People hooked up to wearables sometimes use it as an interesting way to combine garments and illustrative parts or schematic elements used in visual representation of data. It’s an open and creative field for last few years, but basically very old visual technique. It’s almost old as the history of cartography…

Jonathan Wood’s wearable installation Suspension Dimension is an example how you can make an actual object that looks like 3D spacey data visualization… Suspension Dimension was awarded in 2008 at the awe-inspiring  Montana World of WearableArt™ Awards Show in Wellington, New Zealand.

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2008 Montana World of WearableArt™ Awards Show
‘Suspension Dimension’ by Jonathan Wood, United Kingdom
Winner of the Wellington International Award
(c) World of WearableArt™ Ltd

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