Do Sharing Ecosystems Really Have The Family in Mind?

When I come home from work, I just want to decompress on the couch and get lost in social media before I start making...

Consultants, How Will AI Change Your Industry?

Industry consultants may soon face a new kind of competition: artificial intelligence. AI is already replacing menial tasks in retail and manufacturing. Other fields...

French Startup Heuritech Wants To Help Fashion Brands Make Clothes That...

Before the internet, fashion trend forecasters travelled to remote corners of the world to closely document sartorial choices of resident micro-communities. This...
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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...
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Walk The Walk With Digital Sustainability Marketing For Fashion

A recent BBC documentary by Stacey Dooley, titled 'Fashion’s Dirty Secrets', had a groundswell of opinion against fast-fashion. The thing is, the 'secrets' revealed...

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...

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to...

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 Textiles, Wearables and Integrated Systems

After taking a wearables technology class taught by a philosopher and designer Despina Papadopoulos, Renata De Carvalho Gaui  decided to look at the possibility of seeing...

The Future of Wearable Tech – the Smart Stiletto

I confess, my name is Michelle Hua and I am a shoe addict.  It is an addiction that has earned me the nickname Imelda,...