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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
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    Technology + Textiles

    E-textiles for textile and fashion design projects


    Time: Feb 2nd – March 23rd, on Thursday 13-17, Friday 9-17 weekly
    Location: The Swedish School of Textiles, BorĂ¥s, Sweden
    Lecturer: Mika Satomi

    The course is already finished. For details please visit the course website >> http://stdl.se/technology_textiles
    You can see each week’s tutorial under “Course Note“, and student’s final work under “Final Project

    This is part of MA study at the Swedish School of Textiles.
    The course amis to introduce basic skills and knowledge on e-textile practices such as electronics, programming and e-textiles specific material knowledge. The lecture/workshops are planned to be scheduled on every Thursday afternoon and Friday whole day. Please see the below syllabus to see the detail content of the course. (current plan, it may change)

    The course is not open to public, but if you are already in MA study in some university, you may be able to take it as exchange program. If you are interested, please contact Hanna Landin (hanna [dot] landin [at] hb [dot] se), who is a MA study coordinator at the Swedish School of Textiles.

    see also >> www.stdl.se

    Syllabus

    Meeting1 : February 2nd, 3rd
    Lecture:
    Design process: Step by step E-textile design process
    Making-of: We will look into some of the projects (i.e. Intimacy, Laser Dress, Perfect Human) to learn how e-textile projects are realized.
    Hands-on Workshop:
    arduino 101 (blink LED, serial print, button, potentiometer, buzzer)
    (small homework project: Arduino exercise)

    Meeting2 : February 9th, 10th
    Lecture:
    We will look into example projects that has interesting fabric sensor/interaction scheme (i.e. secret keeper gloves, hug shirt, massage me)
    Hands-on Workshop:
    Introduction to e-textile materials
    Sensing: How to make fabric sensors (button, pressure, stretch, stroke, tilt… so on)
    Sensing: How to read sensor inputs into Ardino/ computers

    Meeting3 : February 16th, 17th
    Lecture:
    We will look into example projects with light (i.e. loop.ph, see-thru-me, optic fiber weave)
    Hands-on Workshop:
    LED (fade, controlling multiple LED with transistors)
    EL wire ( with TRIAC control from Arduino)

    Meeting4 : February 23rd, 24th
    Lecture:
    We will look into example projects that is using textile movements (i.e. Hussein Chalayan’s 111 collection, Living Pod, Bacterial Motility, Meg’s origami move tutorial)
    Hands-on Workshop:
    Motor (servo motor)
    SMA

    Meeting5 : March 1st,2nd
    Lecture:
    Thermochromic print dynamic design strategy (by Linnea Nilsson)
    Ambikraf: computer controlled TC design (by Mili Tharakan)
    Hands-on Workshop:
    TC design exercise with computer controlled heat fabric

    Meeting6 : March 8th,9th
    Lecture:
    Design Exercise: how you can design critically, how you can conceptually develop a technology projects (by Laerke Andersson)
    Hands-on Workshop:
    project development discussions, prototyping

    Meeting7 : March 15th,16th
    Hands-on Workshop:
    project development

    Meeting8 : March 22nd,23rd
    Lecture:
    Sustainable design for e-textiles (by Thomas Nystrom / Chalmers university)
    Presentation :
    the final project outcome

    2 Comments so far

    1. Tarun Grover on March 6th, 2012

      hi
      In this regard ,our college like to MOU between you & us,so that our students , faculty can do further projects or they can learn more with their mutual understandings

      Tarun Grover
      The Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences
      Bhiwani(haryana)India

    2. Nikita on August 25th, 2013

      Hello,
      I am studying Textile Technology from National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, India, currently working on a project on e-textiles. I would be glad if i could do a project on e-textiles in Swedish School of Textiles as my internship programme.
      If incase possible, please leave a comment or you can also contact me on my e-mail address.
      Thank You.

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