Evolving the meaning of garment design, where technology, textile and the body are intimately connected.
Wearable Media has developed an interactive e-textile station, inviting visitors to touch, build, and play with e-textile modular swatches, creating their own futuristic, interactive fashion projects.
a garment that interprets near-Earth asteroids, elevating the human form into a celestial sensing body.
a garment that visualizes the dramatic change of global temperature in the last 40 years.
an augmented reality garment that analyzes Instagram accounts to reveal the wearer’s digital “aura.”
Meet the Co-Founders.
Yuchen Zhang is a fashion tech designer, entrepreneur, and educator. Yuchen received her master’s degree from Parsons School of Art and Design. She has worked with companies such as Red Antler, Pentagram, SpotCo, Zac Posen, Google and Loomia. Yuchen has shown her technologically- enhanced fashion design at events around the world. She was recently a fellow at the MIT Open Style Lab and is currently a part-time lecturer at Parsons School of Art and Design.
Jingwen Zhu is an interaction designer, creative technologist, and educator. Jingwen’s design engages her audience with mind-opening interactions. The techniques she creates combine traditional crafts with innovative technologies. The topics of her work include creative communication, food system to the climate environment. Jingwen completed her master degree at New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).
Hellyn Teng is a fashion tech designer, web developer and musician. Her interest, joy, and passion are in realizing concepts through uncommon media, utilizing computational fashion, sound, physical computing and creative coding, as mediums for exploration and how they can coalesce. Hellyn completed her Master degree at New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).
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