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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making...

[IN MY OPINION] The Importance of Encouraging Female Role Models in...

A week ago Donna and I set off to join the incredible group of women (and a few lucky men) at the Everywoman Technology...

Pao’s Fight is No “Rosa Parks Struggle”

When a California jury decided that gender wasn’t the reason that Ellen Pao hadn’t been promoted, there must’ve been a collective sigh throughout Silicon...
Battery Technology

The Challenge of Charging: Can Battery Technology Help our Wearables?

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the usual technology names in the mobile phone industry launched their latest products. By looking under...

Moon Berlin, Translating Technology into Cashmere Coat

On the 20th January 2016 I found myself attending #FashionTech Berlin. The event, hosted by SEEK and PREMIUM, is the kind of platform that exposes you...

Wearable Tech Trends 2017, Will The Global Appetite Continue to Grow?

The wearable tech market is still relatively young and in flux. Fitbit, the company that arguably led the first wave of interest in wearables,...

The Doppler Effect What We Built and The Legacy We Will...

When I joined Hearables maker Doppler Labs over two years ago, I knew I was about to embark on one of the most important...
Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...

Ready Player One, A Balance Between A Cautionary Tale And...

Its safe to say that everyone wants a piece of Augmented Reality (AR) but what about Virtual Reality (VR)? The gold rush for AR...

Keeping Up with Patrick McDowell: The Gen Z Sustainable Fashion Designer

As more students like Patrick McDowell are thronging fashion school campuses worldwide, they are indicative of a changing mindset in the...