Circular Open Source Fashion#

October 8th, 2019

Zoe Romano

In this class the lecture will outline the systems behind fashion and the textile industry, focusing on alternative systems such as circular fashion, agile fashion, open value chains.

The focus will be on creating modular elements, structures and connections that allow the user to change the shape of a garment, resize it or replace certain elements. Students will publish their creations on open source platforms and learn how to monitor and promote their creations in a distributed network.

Program outline#

2D Drawing software#

Materials#

sealing textiles, synthetic textiles that melt and seal the edges of the cut outs vegetable tanned leather (chrome tanned leather is toxic when heated) felt, natural and synthetic (preferably pla or other biodegardable felts) neoprene (check for composition that no toxic particle/fumes will be released when heated)

Assignment#

How will it be evaluated?#

Lecture notes#

Video#

2019-2020#

Hacking the fashion system#

Fabricademy 2019- Week 3 - Hacking the fashion system from Textile Academy on Vimeo.

Review Oscircular Fashion#

coming soon!

Previous years videos#

2018-2019#

Hacking the fashion system#

Fabricademy 2018- Week 3 - Hacking the fashion system from Textile Academy on Vimeo.

Review Oscircular Fashion#