Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

Smart Fabrics
What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications to design for (privacy, security, etc.) and the challenges of displaying and interacting with systems. Imagine the possibilities. We will soon...

Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

Scott Amyx Interview
It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+ and managing partner at Venture1st. As a futurist and thought leader in the Wearables and...

Careers At FashNerd.com

We are massive lovers of Fashion Technology that gets us excited right down to our pedicured toes. FashNerd.com is about creating, curating, consuming and sharing – and now we’re looking for external contributing writers.   We’re seeking a handful of contributors at the local level...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech bag that charges your mobile on the go.  When it comes to 'needs vs. wants', we should try to keep...

As #WomenInTech Continues to Trend, The Number of Black Females in Tech Declines

Recently, the Fast Company published an article called, “There are now fewer black women in tech than there were ten years ago”  that looked like a follow up to a previous article; The Tech Industry’s Missed Opportunity: Funding Black Women Founders. I must admit,...

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market
It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT. Over a beer, I questioned Timour on the ins and outs of Neue Labs, with the objective to understand the possibilities...