Date(s) - 10/09/2013
Aalto Media Factory
Kristi spoke about “Designing sustainable Smart Textile Services by taking the craftsmanship approach”at Researchers’ Breakfast, Aalto Media Factory in Helsinki, Finland.
She introduced how services around smart textile products could be ecologically, societally and economically more sustainable by taking the craft approach by introducing three ongoing case studies.
Bedtime Stories is a set of woven bed linen enriched with augmented reality on a tablet application that allows a different type of storytelling interaction to emerge.
Tender/Vibe-ing is a tryout of a new kind of application for a fully-fashioned knit with technical yarns for health area embedding light and vibration into wearable that actually invites people to touch.
Thermochromic Dance is an exploration about stillness, traces, movement in technical yarn crochet/knit and performance arts.