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Erin Lewis

Artist, OCAD University in Toronto

Erin Lewis shares some of her most recent works and where the future of wearable technology is headed.

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Various Bodies

BY DIANA THORNEYCROFT
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 15, 2011

A presentation by Winnipeg artist Diana Thorneycroft.
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Ideal Toronto

BY ROBERT WIGINGTON
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 17, 2012

What is Robert and Christopher's ideal Toronto? Watch this presentation to find out. Both also work with artists to invade public spaces, and run a company called 66 Ideas Incorporated. (in English)

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Takram Design Engineering

BY KAZ YONEDA
@ VOL 95 ON SEP 26, 2012

Kaz Yoneda (of Takram Design Engineering) talks about a recent project with a Korean company that saw him try and design the "water bottle of the future." Taking the concept far beyond the traditional idea of a water bottle, Kaz shares the final, innovative solution that Takram Design Engineering created in response to the challenge. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 20, 2013. 

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Toronto International Jewellery Festival

BY MELANIE EGAN
@ VOL 20 ON JAN 22, 2013

Melanie Egan and Paul McClure are the co-founders of Toronto International Jewellery Festival, a new festival that celebrates jewellery arts, metal arts and design from local, national and international participants.

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Internet of Bodies

BY ERIN LEWIS
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 19, 2013

Erin Lewis, a Creative Electronics Artist, shares some of her original wearable technologies.

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The Next Industrial Revolution: Internet of Everything

BY IVAN ANDONOVIC
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 25, 2015

Ivan Andonovic is an academic, project manager and Co-founder/Director of the start-up ‘Silent Herdsman Ltd’, a technology company providing a range of cloud-based precision livestock farming services.! 

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Wearable Technology for All

BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!

Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015. 

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From 2D to 3D – the design process of MECA’s Textile and Fashion Design department

BY PAUL LEWANDOWSKI
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

 
Paul Lewandowski will present his program's exercises that students work on in class, introducing the audience to a way of thinking about pattern, material, texture, and form.
 
MECA’s new textile and fashion design program is growing quickly and introducing students to a rare hybrid program of textile and fashion design.  Unique in the US, the TFD program students explore 2D pattern and 3D shape as they create wearable art for the body.  


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Reading Material

BY YEMI AWOSILE
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 26, 2017

"I'm interested in materials in their rawest state ... to the point where it's processed, to user intervention, to post consumption and disposal and reuse."

Yemi Awosile presents Reading Material.