Ethical laundry: Washing without detergent - is it possible? Because this blog deals with fashion, it is only natural to ask: "How do you wash your clothes?" Recently, I wrote about sustainable fabrics for fashion and one way of reducing the environmental impact of your wardrobe is by washing consciously. So may I ask … Continue reading Ethical laundry: Detergent-free, in cold water or by hand?
HAPPY 2018 everyone! This is my new year's message to you, the last post of 2017. Thank you for faithfully reading my blog. I am approaching 100 followers, meaning that I soon won't classify as a nano-blogger anymore. However, I have a few tricks up my sleeve, like writing thought-provoking and critical yet somewhat weird … Continue reading Happy 2018! Bunkers and shade-inclusive make-up are the trends of tomorrow.
Image source here. Hello boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, One of the hot topics I lecture on is e-commerce, physical stores and the combination of both. The usual way this is done by companies and brands is that they have a store and then absolutely must expand into e-commerce, making sure they are available … Continue reading Can you take e-commerce offline? Ask Alexa and Amazon.
Fashion and Cars – exploring common grounds in class [Original short version posted by Olga, June 26th, 2015 at 5:00 am on the WornThrough academic blog] Have you ever proposed to your students to explore an uncommon topic? Or combine two topics that seem to have nothing in common at all? What did the students … Continue reading On cars and fashion
中銀カプセルタワ is Tokyo's experimental architecture from the early 70s. You might find it ghastly or you might find it cool, but in either case it is something outstanding. This capsule living concept is rapidly deteriorating and authorities are considering its demolition. If that was to happen, this is our last chance to find out what … Continue reading Tokyo’s Nakagin Capsule Tower – 中銀カプセルタワ- the last residents before demolition?
I am very pleased to find this on my former university's website. The very cool Neil Harbisson who I wrote about in my last blog post has been appointed as designer in residence at St Martins - in my old department! How cool is that? Very interesting, that we think along the same lines, … Continue reading UPDATE: Cyborg Neil Harbisson appointed MA Material Futures Designer in Residence!
Synesthetic artist thanks to modern technology (not mind-altering substances) This is a re-post of a fab article I came accross today. It tells the story of a colour blind artist who is now experiencing the phenomenon called "Synesthesia". Neil Harbisson's experience could be categorized as Chromosthesia. here is an brief explanation from Wikipedia: "Another … Continue reading Synesthetic artist Neil harbisson thanks to modern technology (not mind-altering substances)
Hillarious! This article just flew past me like an on-line meteorite and I just had to catch it and share with you. Apparently Vogue's September Issue featured Google Glass in a Sci-fi fashion spread, and if we can believe author Mark Wilson, made a compete fool of Google. So if they didn't notice yet - … Continue reading September Issue through the (google) looking glass
Wow, how amazing is this project? A research team at the Zurich Institute for Performing Arts and Film conducted an extensive project on digital and analog fim. They recorded movies using both techniques, edited the digital one to resemble the analog one as much as possible and then showed it to audiences in order to … Continue reading For Film Fans and Camera Crazies: Analog vs. Digital Film
According to Mudpie, April 2012 saw Google release their concept ‘Project Glass’. Google have now released new information that ‘tech-addicts’ will be dying to know, if they don’t already. ‘Project Glass’ is “a wearable augmented reality device that interfaces in realtime to accomplish tasks like video-calling friends, obtaining GPS directions, take memos or photos” - Designboom.See more here:http://trendjournal.mudpie.co.uk/?p=17567&goback=.gde_2031309_member_216674383