Functional Aesthetics: Visions in Fashionable Technology

Functional Aesthetics: Visions in Fashionable Technology

Sabine Seymour

Language: English

Pages: 232

ISBN: 3709103118

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Functional Aesthetics is a sequel to Seymour s highly acclaimed book Fashionable Technology (Springer 2008) and contains new state-of-the-art and revealing artistic and design examples focusing on the aesthetic and functional aspects. Chapters like Contextual Prerequisite, Body Sculpture, or Transparent Sustainability provide in-depth studies of often visionary projects seen as stimulation for new developments in the matured field of Fashionable Technology . The book presents inspiring projects between the poles of fashion, design, technology, and sciences. It includes a list of relevant information on DIY resources, publications, inspirations, etc.

The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics

Dramatic Experiments: Life According to Diderot (SUNY Series in Contemporary French Thought)

Les théories des cinéastes (2e édition)

Critique of the Power of Judgment (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant)



















eyes look prettier, i.e. larger – for example, a repertoire of skills such as putting on makeup and wearing jewelry. At the verge of 72 obsession, many women opt for plastic surgery in order to make their dream come true. Soomi calls this ‘the fetish of big eyes’. LED Eyelash responds to this desire: It features an inclination sensor with mercury to turn it on or off, which follows the movements of the pupil and the eyelids. When you wear it and move your head, LED Eyelash will flicker

could be unconsciously influenced. S Ring was produced in New York in 2009 using silver, glass, piezo ceramic, feather, custom circuit, wire, and a rechargeable battery. 105 CHAPTER 04 The Epidermis as Metaphor The epidermis, or the skin, is our principle communicator of emotional and physical states. It communicates through blushing, sweating, and variations in tension and temperature. These localized variants can be extended through the use of sensor and actuator

but, upon closer look, is totally different. It has a minimal, raw look but is still comfortable, and the dry denim used will only get more beautiful the longer you use it. Gluejeans were extensively tested for over 2 years to ensure the quality and durability of the product. Keywords: glue, jeans, material Jeans as we know them have changed. Unlike your traditional pair of jeans, Gerrit and Natasja’s innovative ‘gluejeans’ haven’t been stitched, but are glued together from

temperature. detail.php?y=2009&t=134 147 148 149 V2_Institute for Unstable Media Intimacy The use of an architectural material and the psychological effects of its transparency illustrate how new materials can be applied to body architecture. V2_ has a long history of supporting, presenting, publishing on, and (co)developing wearable technology in collaboration with artists and universities. While in the past these projects predominantly consisted of handheld

To create human-centered design solutions rather than merely conducting explorations is a vision shared by many designers and will lead to competently constructed fashionable technology objects. The subsequent projectspropose innovative forms of use and, at the same time, reveal the power of storytelling. 185 adidas miCoach Monitoring vital signs is a growing market niche for body and health conscious individuals. adidas is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany. The adidas Innovation Team

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