Fabricademy Week 8: OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE – from fibres to fabrics

Fabricademy Week 8: OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE – from fibres to fabrics

This class was based upon the open source hardware field and we focused on its potential in the area of textile. Our instructors this week were Mar Canet & Varvara Guljajeva. We looked at how we could enhance out of date machines for making textiles and how we might take advantage of fabricating digitally. We […]

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. 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 and machines. Composites like Bio-composites and Textile […]

In3dustry & Reshape.io Wearable Technology Awards Barcelona 2017

In3dustry & Reshape.io  Wearable Technology Awards Barcelona 2017

When I received an invite to In3dustry from my fellow Makerversity memeber Paul Sohi (me now being an alumni via Architecture for Humanity UK), all my textile-spidey senses said YES PLEASE! Or, claro que si. Paul works for AutoDesk, the “software company who makes software for people who make things”. He was one of the speakers […]

BAU Design Forum

BAU Design Forum

As an avid follower and practitioner of sustainable and ethical fashion, I am kept up to date via Instagram with the goings ons at Fashion Revolution.  It’s founder Carry Somers, just so happened to be speaking this year at the 3rd edition of the BAU Design Forum on the 22nd September in Barcelona. So of course I signed up. […]

Remembering my mother Gillian Best Powell & Opening her Art Studio, 23-25th September 2016

Remembering my mother Gillian Best Powell & Opening her Art Studio, 23-25th September 2016

My family & I would warmly like to welcome you to visit the Art Studio of my mother, Gillian Best Powell. We are opening the art studio to celebrate her life across 23rd – 25th September, as part of the APT Open Studios weekend, for a chance to view and purchase her artwork and also see where […]

DNAted Project with Makerversity & Kings College London 2015

DNAted Project with Makerversity & Kings College London 2015

This was & still is such an interesting project for me. As a child I was told about DNA by members of my family, but as artists the concept  of DNA was explained to be in a very visual way and I’m almost sure it was with plasticine. I was lucky to be part of […]