TECHNOLOGY FUELS CREATIVITY:

  Dutch fashion designer, Iris Van Herpen, leaped to international fame with the use of a 3D printer to create parts  of her collections. ​In the fashion industry, we are accustomed to blurring the lines between art and clothing.  Some of… Continue Reading

3D PRINTED SWIMSUIT:

  Nadir Gordon, a fashion design student at Argentina’s Universidad de Palermo, recently used a 3D printer to create a swimsuit.  It is a sculptural piece inspired by the motion of ocean waves.  It is not the first time we… Continue Reading

A TRULY MODERN DESIGNER AT WORK:

  Wearable technology is not a new invention.  For decades, many designers have experimented with combining scientific breakthroughs and fashion.  One such person is Sandra Garratt and her EUWBOX concept, an eco-innovative brand. It was launched in the autumn of 2008… Continue Reading

DESIGN-A-TRUCK CONTEST:

  People who know Freitag are aware that they tend to think in cycles and give used materials a new life through unique bags and accessories. Now, for the first time, they’re thinking ahead. Freitag is organizing an international competition… Continue Reading

BLINDSIDING PAPARAZZI:

  In a recent post, I covered some of the Grammy’s more technically-inspired Red Carpet outfits.  As mentioned, Pharrell Williams wore an Adidas shorts suit that reflected the light from snapping cameras.  This creates the wardrobe pieces to ​become intensely bright…glowing… Continue Reading