Filter Magazine


June 4th, 2009

A single connecting thread winds through 300 years of textile and computing history. Without the warp and weft of textile technology, the hardware and software that enable today’s ubiquitous information processing revolution would never have emerged. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

The potential for collaboration between the worlds of fashion and technology have been ever-present since the initial explorations of Hussein Chalayan ten years ago. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

In my personal experience of working with and teaching fashion technology and electronic craft, I have found the artisans are mostly women. While there are many men dominating the wearable technology field, in the task-focused integration of technology and clothing there are a great deal of woman who work with technology for aesthetic, artistic, and fashionable purposes. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

When I am asked, as often happens both at conferences and informal gatherings, to predict the future of “smart textiles” and wearable technologies, I feel overwhelmed by the breadth of the field and often resort to humour and sarcasm. (more…)

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