XIII Tallinn Design Festival > 16-22 Sept ’19

XIII Tallinn Design Festival > 16-22 Sept ’19

WORKSHOP: FUTURE BIOMATERIALS 18.09.19 12:00-15:00 Up to 15 participants >> The workshop is now full! @ Noblessneri Valukoda, Peetri 10, 10411 Tallinn, Estonia X Materiom workshop by Zoe Powell in english. Duration: ~3 h

1 year of @Materiom_ Instagram!

1 year of @Materiom_ Instagram!

It’s officially been a year since I started working with Materiom and so it’s also a year since I started the @Materiom instagram account as a way to build the community of biomaterial researchers. Looking forward to another year of sharing knowledge, bioplastic samples and experiments from our team and community. https://www.instagram.com/materiom_/ For my instagram, […]

Fabricademy Week 11: Soft Robotics

Fabricademy Week 11: Soft Robotics

This weeks’ subject was (in a way) a continuation of the concept of integrated technology for our textiles, except in the unusual and ever expanding form of Soft Robotics. Our Global Instructor was Professor Lily Chambers, who gave us a wonderful lecture of the history, nature and development of soft robotic ideas in her own research […]

Fabricademy Week 9: E-Textiles and Wearables 2

Fabricademy Week 9: E-Textiles and Wearables 2

This weeks assignment was to continue developing our initial eTextiles projects started in Week 5 We were given two lectures by tutor Becky Stewart, who is a professor at Queen Mary University of London, an expert on electronics and integrating them into projects. Assignment 1: Create an interactive object; if you are already experienced with coding, focus […]

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Knitted Fabric formation with concrete Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions Part 2 – Removing the knitted casing Part 3 – Other Concrete fabric formations Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions One of my favourite concept was the concrete with the knitting impression in it. I set about using some previous hand knitted […]

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

The class this week focused on exploring techniques and applications of technical textiles in the industry and our Global Instructor was Anastasia Pistofidou. We were introduced to the idea of designing custom processes that need a set of tools, a few processes and a consistent workflow. We looked at applications and we experimented with many materials […]