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Aegis

MARSS

Friday, Nov 06, 2015 - 01:20:56 pm

@ 666

Arduino Lilypad, Pulse Sensor, LEDs, Mix Nylon, Thermochromatic Ink, Mix Polyester

Aegis was inspired by the idea of having an outer-protection. Inspired by the sub-culture, Seapunk, Aegis is made out to be simple yet extravagant. It is accompanied with a detachable skirt cum raincoat to Read more →

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Augmented Reality

Amber Wan Ying Lim

Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 - 11:56:06 pm

@ Plastique

 

Thanks to the help of app, Aurasma (available both on apple and android)

Augmented reality was easily (and painlessly) implemented onto the garment.  When specific parts of the  dress was “detected” by the app (using a device), images of DIY projects with tutorials taken from various sources online will be displayed.

The dress has a total of 6 DIY projects Read more →

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Creation & Process

Amber Wan Ying Lim

Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 - 11:13:38 pm

@ Plastique

Plastic bags were collected, folded (above) and then fused using an iron (below).

For the final design, the colour scheme was extremely specific and only specific shades of colours were used when creating and arranging the garment.

Plastic modules were hand cut individually and arranged according to size and types Read more →

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Phora Dress Concept

Abital Teoh

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 - 08:46:45 pm

@ ARTeoh

Phora Dress by Abital Ruth Teoh

Concept Phylum ctenophora. More commonly known as the comb jellyfish. They utilize rows of tiny cilia along their transparent bodies to move. Diffracted light from this movement creates rainbows that chase down the length of their combs. The Phora dress draws inspiration from the undulating display by the delicate ctenophora, encasing the wearer in a translucent bubble lit Read more →

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Shell Dress

Deborah

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 - 06:59:48 pm

@ DBRH ART

Shell, 2015

Deborah Wong (Singapore)

Inspired by the protective exoskeletons of beetles, Shell was designed have the same appearance of strength though when coupled with the layered skirt which resembles the insects’ wings, still exudes femininity.

Similar to how some beetles communicate using light, Shell also has LED lights that hide beneath the plume of the skirt which are activated Read more →

Categories: Research
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Phora Dress Drafting I

Abital Teoh

Saturday, Sep 05, 2015 - 11:40:20 am

@ ARTeoh

Drafting the bustier of the Phora Dress. Still working off rough sketches (which will be posted later). Straight stitch everything with 1/4 inch seam allowance! My dress form is too big for me but it’s a good base to work with. Gotta make changes to that neckline…

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Moodboard

Donovan Quek

Thursday, Sep 03, 2015 - 06:03:50 pm

@ 1-800-DONOGAGA

Inspired by an excerpt from Hussein Chalayan’s interview with anOther Magazine, I looked at Taiwan, my mother’s homeland for inspiration. I would like to do something that combines hard and soft, reminiscent of the waters and rocks at Yehliu Geopark, New Taipei. I would also like to incorporate the hourglass / curvaceous shape of the Taichung Metropolitan Opera House into Read more →

Categories: Research
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Mood Board

Abital Teoh

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 03:53:04 pm

@ ARTeoh

Shapes, Colours and Lines

Skirts, Ruffles and Lights

Known credits: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Kunstformen_der_Natur https://www.facebook.com/PtytbArtAtelier http://kirstymitchellphotography.com https://www.facebook.com/Aquatilis https://doxiequeen1.wordpress.com http://www.zenaholloway.com http://sakizo.jp

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Mood Board

Deborah

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 04:30:10 am

@ DBRH ART

A very ambitious and ridiculously unrealistic  Mood Board (Vega Wang, Marco Marco, Franck Sorbier) to accompany fleeting ideas that came to mind.

Categories: Research
The fabric choice though <3

About the Project

Amber Wan Ying Lim

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 - 05:50:46 am

@ Plastique

This project is about recycling the artist hopes to encourage others into rethinking their decision to throw away their “Rubbish”.

Heavily influenced by artists like Fioen van Bolgooi, Berber Soepboer and Eunsuk Hur

“What Is Polyethylene?” WiseGEEK. Conjecture Corporation, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2015.

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