View Point Data Magazine :Is Data Dead long live Data


Viewpoint Magazine Issue 35 Innovate section forms a run down of the ‘need to know’ new technologies, materials, approaches and working methods affecting design. such as 3D printing, Gestural interfaces, Wearable tech, Generative design, Big data visualisation, New forms of personalisation etc. …

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Material Alchemy


A book from Studio Aikieu written and curated by Jenny Lee that examines the rise of the materiologists who are exploring a new materials landscape. What is unique about this publication is rather than showcasing materials from an industrial and technical point of view, this book showcases those n …

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MA Textile Futures 2010: Influencers


'Is this is textiles?' and 'Puff and Flock' are two of the latest collectives to form after graduating from MA Textile Futures at Central Saint Martins. Showcasing work at London Design Festival and Milan furniture fair, they have continued to inform and lead material and surface …

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MA textile futures 2008: The Future of textiles is man made


Currently there is a growing debate surrounding the future of textiles and most importantly the sustainability of textiles: organic vs. non organic; natural vs. manmade/synthetic; and the outcome of this debate will inherently be where the future of textiles lies. In the future as organic and gre …

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Extreme textiles


The incorporation of smart textiles into consumer electronics is also being explored at Philips. In the 1990's , Philips Design began envisioning, through its project Vision of The Future, the integration of technological functions into clothing, furniture and environments. Later Philips Design …

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New Nomads


The path of technological progress is quite clear. Man develops new tools and devices, and keeps on improving them over and over again. They become ever better and smaller until in some cases all that remains is their functionality and, crucially, their ability to empower us. We use refined, miniatu …

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