• Shifting ideas of time and place in fashion

      Palomo-Lovinski, Noël; Faerm, Steven (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper examines how shifting contemporary conceptions of time and place affect the current practices of the fashion industry. The Internet as a reporting tool, coupled with remarkably accelerated production cycles, has ...
    • Eye tracking to establish a hierarchy of attention with an online fashion video

      Payne, Ryan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Engaging customers online is fast becoming a focus for entrepreneurs, researchers and marketers as it offers a platform with a lower barrier of entry and is heavily utilized among the tech savvy millennial generation (aged ...
    • The fashion system and the ephemeral: ballet and costume

      O’Brien, Caroline (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper interrogates the theory that dress is synonymous with the identity of the ballerina. Rooted in the seventeenth century French court, classical ballet is perhaps our last vestige of aristocratic manners and ...
    • Transformative textiles: integrating material and information in the design of sonified textiles

      Alexander, Charlotte (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Digital technologies are now deeply embedded in our everyday lives, becoming seamlessly integrated with objects and materials that we engage with routinely. Digital information is no longer confined to screens as “painted ...
    • Designing a two-phase glow-in-the-dark pattern on textiles

      Kooroshnia, Marjan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Although many research projects have explored ways of creating light- emitting fabric displays using LEDs, electro-luminescent wires, and optical fibres, fewer research projects have investigated ways of designing ...
    • The transformative cuts: new foundations in pattern cutting and approximations of the body

      Lindqvist, Rickard (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Fashion designers are presented with a range of different principles for pattern cutting, and interest in this area has grown rapidly over the past few years, due to both the publication of a number of works dealing with ...
    • Using social media as a toolkit for co-creation when designing fashion with communities

      Lapolla, Kendra (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This research introduces a transformational strategy for using social media as an access point to engage a wider community in the co-creation of fashion design. Past research in co-creative fashion has examined participatory ...
    • Transformation: the conjunction of crafted process and the brain as memory repository

      Little, Marlene (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Acknowledging Otto Von Busch’s work, “Shapeshifting can be considered a capacity or potential of sentient beings, a capability of organisms to auto-transformations, as responsive agency to their settings.” Fusing textiles ...
    • Re-shaping the process of design & making: shifting the relationship between designer and client in the context of digital knitwear design and production systems

      Farren, Anne; Yang, Sooyung (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      New technologies have created a gap in designer knowledge and understanding of the design capabilities and production potential of new CAD software driven equipment. Significantly, within some sectors of the fashion industry, ...
    • The shift from 3D body scanned data to the physical world

      Reilly, Lyle (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper highlights the technological relationship and opportunities to combine 3D body scan and 3D print technologies for consideration within the fashion sector. Three dimensional (3D) human body scanning technology ...
    • Fashion beyond representation

      Shand, Peter (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The promise of transformation is fashion’s most significant gift. In ideal form, fashion is a site of profound elasticity. That ideal appears as both a reflection of constant becoming with its attendant stimulation and as ...
    • Tactility and experience as transformational strategy

      Riisberg, Vibeke; Louise Bang, Anne; Locher, Laura; Breuil Moat, Alina (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The Awareness Project investigates the following question: Can dialogue tools that challenge tactile competencies support the development of fashion and textile design in a sustainable direction? In this article, we pay ...
    • Transformational strategies: the Margiela Rabbit and the Gecko Girl

      Bagnall, Catherine; Collier, Katie (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Elizabeth Costello, the elderly fiction writer in J.M Coetzee’s novel of the same name, discusses the possibility of how a human being can feel what it is like to be a bat. She believes that to feel thus, one does not need ...
    • Repeatless: transforming surface pattern with generative design

      Russell, Alex (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Much of the initial use of digital technology within the printed textile industry has focused on the particular advantages that it has over previous fabric printing methods. Examples include simplifying workflow, producing ...
    • The beast trilogy: an evolving experiment in fashion ideation

      Splawa-Neyman, Tania; Wilde, Danielle; Mitford Ha, Winnie; Lacey, Jordan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Masses of leathery membranes, wild furs and etched bones. Intangible caresses of bodily fields. Sonic skins stretching on expanded skeletal structures. Answers to the question: What does The Beast unleash? This question, ...
    • Metamorphoric fashion: a transformative practice

      Sgro, Donna (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Transformation is embedded in the growth of an organism, while fashion, highly responsive to changing social and physical environments, rides the current of flux like a dreamer wandering through darkness. Through my fashion ...
    • Frozen waves: exploring the transformation between sound and object

      van Melle, Gerbrand; Marks, Stefan (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      In the project Frozen Waves, audio recordings are translated into physical objects and vice versa. Time is temporarily captured in space – space is released back into time. In doing so, the potential of visual music ...
    • In high heels on shifting ground: fashioning lives in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquake

      Cie, Christina (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Clothing serves as a marker of identity, but how do you dress when you have nothing left but the clothes that you were wearing when you had to run? Who are you, when dressed entirely in someone else’s choice of clothes? ...
    • Volumetric shape making and pattern cutting

      Campbell, Lesley (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This paper, in light of pedagogical observations, seeks to explore and examine an alternative approach to pattern cutting through volumetric shape making and a practical, process led investigation using Alien body shapes ...
    • Imaginative voyaging: fashion practice as a ‘site’ for wonder and enchantment

      Chant, Armando (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The aim of this paper is to explore the state of wonder within a transitional and transformative context and its potential to inform experimental fashion practices. In particular it will focus on the emotionally generative ...