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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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…
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 →
Shapes, Colours and Lines
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
A very ambitious and ridiculously unrealistic Mood Board (Vega Wang, Marco Marco, Franck Sorbier) to accompany fleeting ideas that came to mind.
This project is about recycling the artist hopes to encourage others into rethinking their decision to throw away their “Rubbish”.
“What Is Polyethylene?” WiseGEEK. Conjecture Corporation, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2015.