Nobel Textiles

Nobel Textiles showcased the results of scientist-designer pairings and were accompanied by a series of events from 14th-21st September 2008 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and St James’s Park, London

Pop Up Lace

Pop Up Lace was commissioned for ‘Warp Factor 09’, a Central Saint Martins College Touring Exhibition, Tokyo, Guangzhou, London 2009 and was first showcased at the Tokyo Design Center.

Tactile Shadow

"Tactile Shadows" was

exhibited as part of the group show "Touch Me, Design and Sensation",

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2005

Toile de Hackney

Three “toiles’ were commissioned by the Design Laboratory to be exhibited in the “Sensory Gateway”, a group exhibition featuring innovation in surface design as part of the Surface Design Show in March 2005.

Poetic Textiles For Smart Homes / Selected Portfolio Archive

< 2009

Over the past 10 years I have investigated the context of ‘home and domesticity’ to explore innovative approaches for designing future products and textiles.  Each of the selected projects below have a specific focus, but all intend to map out new possibilities for textiles to take a leading role in redefining our intimate and emotional relationship with “smart homes”.

The design process explored a combination of new technologies (intelligent textiles, new materials) together with more traditional and low-tech methods of production to generate new “hybrid” designs.

Sustainable values underpinned both the design process and the design outcomes. 

Some of the projects are highly experimental, others are more commercially driven.

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Remote Home: One Home, 2 Cities

Remote Home is an interactive live installation which took place simultaneously at The Science Museum (London) and the Raumlabor Gallery (Berlin) in May 2003 as part of a collaborative project between Carole Collet and Tobi Schneidler from the Smart Studio at the Interactive Institute in Sweden. This project was commissioned by Tricia Austin, co-curator of the “user_mode, Emotion and Intuition in Design” symposium organised across Tate Modern and the Science Museum.

Lazy Cushions

A collection of “TV remote control” cushions developed in partnership with Brunel University and presented at Avantex 2002.

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