• The beast trilogy: an evolving experiment in fashion ideation

      Splawa-Neyman, Tania; Wilde, Danielle; Mitford Ha, Winnie; Lacey, Jordan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Masses of leathery membranes, wild furs and etched bones. Intangible caresses of bodily fields. Sonic skins stretching on expanded skeletal structures. Answers to the question: What does The Beast unleash? This question, ...
    • Designing a two-phase glow-in-the-dark pattern on textiles

      Kooroshnia, Marjan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Although many research projects have explored ways of creating light- emitting fabric displays using LEDs, electro-luminescent wires, and optical fibres, fewer research projects have investigated ways of designing ...
    • Enabling design and business innovation through new textile technologies

      Joseph, Frances; Heslop, Peter (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Textile production initiated the first industrial revolution, with James Hargreaves’ invention of the Spinning Jenny in 1766 introducing the beginning of systems of mechanized mass production. More recently, the development ...
    • Eye tracking to establish a hierarchy of attention with an online fashion video

      Payne, Ryan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Engaging customers online is fast becoming a focus for entrepreneurs, researchers and marketers as it offers a platform with a lower barrier of entry and is heavily utilized among the tech savvy millennial generation (aged ...
    • Fashion beyond representation

      Shand, Peter (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The promise of transformation is fashion’s most significant gift. In ideal form, fashion is a site of profound elasticity. That ideal appears as both a reflection of constant becoming with its attendant stimulation and as ...
    • The fashion system and the ephemeral: ballet and costume

      O’Brien, Caroline (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper interrogates the theory that dress is synonymous with the identity of the ballerina. Rooted in the seventeenth century French court, classical ballet is perhaps our last vestige of aristocratic manners and ...
    • Flirting with uncertainty: mutability, metamorphosis, and fashionability in the Greco-Roman imagination

      McFerrin, Neville (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      For many ancient Greek and Roman men, fashion was fear: fear of the unknown, fear of the other, but most importantly, fear of the uncontrollable. The distinctly female ability to adopt and maintain multiple identities- ...
    • Frozen waves: exploring the transformation between sound and object

      van Melle, Gerbrand; Marks, Stefan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      In the project Frozen Waves, audio recordings are translated into physical objects and vice versa. Time is temporarily captured in space – space is released back into time. In doing so, the potential of visual music ...
    • Imaginative voyaging: fashion practice as a ‘site’ for wonder and enchantment

      Chant, Armando (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The aim of this paper is to explore the state of wonder within a transitional and transformative context and its potential to inform experimental fashion practices. In particular it will focus on the emotionally generative ...
    • In high heels on shifting ground: fashioning lives in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquake

      Cie, Christina (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Clothing serves as a marker of identity, but how do you dress when you have nothing left but the clothes that you were wearing when you had to run? Who are you, when dressed entirely in someone else’s choice of clothes? ...
    • MakeUse V2: digital textile technology for user modifiable zero waste fashion

      McQuillan, Holly (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The evolving discourse on zero waste fashion design addresses justifications and approaches for designing and making these garments in ways that attempt to fit within the existing structure of fashion education and industry. ...
    • Metamorphoric fashion: a transformative practice

      Sgro, Donna (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Transformation is embedded in the growth of an organism, while fashion, highly responsive to changing social and physical environments, rides the current of flux like a dreamer wandering through darkness. Through my fashion ...
    • Past, present and future: transformational approaches to utilizing archives for research, learning and teaching

      Britt, Helena; Stephen-Cran, Jimmy; Shaw, Alan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This article focuses on transformational approaches to utilizing archives in the creation of textile and textile-related products. The existing context in terms of historical resource and archive use by the textile industry ...
    • Re-shaping the process of design & making: shifting the relationship between designer and client in the context of digital knitwear design and production systems

      Farren, Anne; Yang, Sooyung (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      New technologies have created a gap in designer knowledge and understanding of the design capabilities and production potential of new CAD software driven equipment. Significantly, within some sectors of the fashion industry, ...
    • Repeatless: transforming surface pattern with generative design

      Russell, Alex (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Much of the initial use of digital technology within the printed textile industry has focused on the particular advantages that it has over previous fabric printing methods. Examples include simplifying workflow, producing ...
    • S.A.R.A.: synesthetic augmented reality application

      Benitez, Margarita; Vogl, Markus (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      S.A.R.A. (synesthetic augmented reality application) is an App exploring the potential of using a mobile device as a unique and wearable musical interface. S.A.R.A. was originally developed as a standalone App to translate ...
    • The shift from 3D body scanned data to the physical world

      Reilly, Lyle (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper highlights the technological relationship and opportunities to combine 3D body scan and 3D print technologies for consideration within the fashion sector. Three dimensional (3D) human body scanning technology ...
    • Shifting ideas of time and place in fashion

      Palomo-Lovinski, Noël; Faerm, Steven (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper examines how shifting contemporary conceptions of time and place affect the current practices of the fashion industry. The Internet as a reporting tool, coupled with remarkably accelerated production cycles, has ...
    • Smart textiles as raw materials for design

      Dumitrescu, Delia; Nilsson, Linnéa; Persson, Anna; Worbin, Linda (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Materials fabricate the designed artefact, but they can also play an important role in the design process; as a medium or method used to develop the design. Textiles can, with their soft and flexible properties, be easily ...
    • Tactility and experience as transformational strategy

      Riisberg, Vibeke; Louise Bang, Anne; Locher, Laura; Breuil Moat, Alina (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The Awareness Project investigates the following question: Can dialogue tools that challenge tactile competencies support the development of fashion and textile design in a sustainable direction? In this article, we pay ...