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, […]

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Launched at Maker Faire UK 2018 Shape Looms are fun and easy to use. They are small and designed to weave and embroider through. About the Kit & project: I designed & lasercut the frames, which were made by upcycling offcuts of wood. The fabric, thread & ribbon was sourced in Barcelona. Buy the Shape […]

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 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 6: Computational Couture

Fabricademy: Week 6: Computational Couture

Our tutor this week was Aldo Sollazzo who is a computational expert, Head of IAAC Visiting Programmes  and director and coordinator of RESHAPE – a digital craft community and a platform for the development and implementation of innovative ideas from the world of digital design and fabrication. Computational Couture Disciplines as programming and electronics become highly interconnected, […]