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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    Since 2020, Hannah is guest professor of the Spiel&&Objekt Master's program at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin

    From 2013-2015 Mika was 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

    E-Textile Shopping

    An attempt at compiling a list of E-Textile retailers both online and offline. If you know of an online or local offline shop in your area that you would recommend for it’s sock and service, then please email us a link and we will add it to this list. Thanks!


    Light Stitches, UK >> https://lightstitches.co.uk/

    eHaJo, Germany >> https://www.ehajo.de/ewear/leitender-faden/

    ExpTech, Germany >> https://www.exp-tech.de/

    Statex, Germany >> http://www.statex.de/en/

    Karl-Grimm, Germany >> http://karl-grimm.de/

    Bart and Francis, Belgium >> https://www.bart-francis.be/

    LessEMF, USA >> http://lessemf.com/

    Sparkfun, USA >> http://sparkfun.com/

    Adafruit, USA >> https://www.adafruit.com/distributors

    PCB Manufacturing
    >> https://www.seeedstudio.com/fusion_pcb.html
    >> https://www.elecrow.com/pcb-manufacturing.html
    >> http://dirtypcbs.com/
    >> https://www.eurocircuits.com/
    >> https://www.leiton.de/en-index.html
    >> https://jlcpcb.com/
    >> https://aisler.net/products/boards
    >> http://www.andus.de/index.en.php
    >> http://www.leiton.de/index.html
    >> http://www.gruenwald-electronic.de/
    >> http://alpha-board.de/
    >> https://www.uk-cpi.com/inkjet-flex/
    >> https://pcbshopper.com/


    Electronic Shops

    >> Semaf Electronics (Vienna, Austria)

    >> ACK Electronics (Atlanta, GA, USA)

    >> Al Dhafra Electronics (Abu Dhabi, UAE)

    >> Physical Computing (Austria, Online)

    >> Aigner (Linz, AT)

    >> Markus Widhalm Electronik (Vienna, AT)

    >> Technotronic (Vienna, AT)

    >> Tinkersoup (Germany, Online)

    >> Huebner Elektronik (Erfurt, Germany)

    >> Segor Electronics GmbH (Berlin, DE)

    >> Bebek (Helsinki, Finland)

    >> Mansteri (Finland)

    >> Conrad (AT, DE, UK)

    >> Maplins (UK)

    >> Radioshack (USA)

    Fabric Shops

    >> Welt der Stoffe (Berlin, Germany)

    >> Hüco Stoffe (Berlin, Germany)

    >> Textile Müller (Austria)

    >> Gail K Fabrics (Atlanta, USA)