Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019

Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019

I was lucky enough to visit the Oslo Architecture Triennale. During which I chanced upon a small workshop which held high the fantastic values of reuse and upcycle. Our goal was to¬† redesign tote bag. “Design and print your own tote bag. Using fabric print colour, stamps, buttons, stencils, screen print technique, and more, you […]

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 […]