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  • 1.
    Arnbert, Camilla
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Scattered Print Gathered Form2017Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The specific area of interest in this work is to explore decon- struction of printed motifs in relation to shape as a method of construction. One of the main objectives of this explo- ration is to change the traditional ways in which designers work with print and material in relation to form. This implies to question the structures currently present within the fashion industry as well as preconceived ideas of existing techniques, their limitations and visual appearances. What is presented in this work is how print and material can be brought forward and make out the foundation of the process. Please note that this does not imply that form comes secondary. Instead the idea is to present a method of working where these different factors have a vital connection and where form is a product of the construction and placement of print motifs. Resulting in form which is dependent on print and in turn, print which is dependent on form.

  • 2.
    Arnbert, Camilla
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Surfaced Print2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This bachelor degree work explores the interrelation between print and surface in fashion design and aims to investigate the expressional possibilities in merging of techniques. With focus on creating an irregular surface through embroidery and fringing, three-dimensional expressions are created, resulting in an illusion of depth and movement within the motifs. The work is textile-driven, hence the main focus has been to find materials, applicational techniques and motifs that interact with each other without conflicts. Through the use of heat sensitive yarns within the transfer printing process a clear relationship between texture and motif occur where the different aspects affect each other and are equally important for the final visual expression. It is the heat-press used to transfer print from paper to surface that is the most vital step of the process. This work strives to propose a transposed order of applying techniques within a design process. Whilst the act of embellishing existing prints has been investigated by a range of designers, this project propose an order where the print is added post additive surface-manipulation. Therefore this work is to be seen as a suggestion of new ways of approaching the use of prints within the fashion field. Balancing between fashion design and textile design, the collection is based on generic prints and shapes which are affected by the surface manipulations used.

  • 3.
    Bendzovski, Daniel
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Trend-sandwich: Exploring new ways of joining inspiration, such as different kinds of trends, through processes of morphing and melding different trendy garments and materials, for new methods, garment types, materials and expressions.2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this work is to explore the joining of inspiration, such as different garments and materials, in relation to commonly used methods in the fashion industry when it comes to joining of different trends and references such as clashing and collaging. The work proposes a new method and framework for join- ing inspiration which generates different results depending on what kind of inspiration that is put in to it. A garment can roughly be broken down to a silhouette and shape, materials and details. The material put in to the method and framework is based on information from trend seminars for SS16, because that is how many of today’s trend-oriented fashion brands get there inspiration. Trendy garment silhouettes are mixed through processes of computational morphing in Adobe Flash by a generation of spin in the mixing process were shape hints are used in a new manner. The new generated silhouettes are further developed and materialized through procedures of interpretation and figuration. Different trendy materials are melded in a direct and concrete way through mixed media techniques such as laminating, fusing and vacuum-techniques. The final steps of the method is a garment shape and material synthesis with starting point in the generated shape with the final material. The projects intention is to let the physical experimentation, interpretation and figuration play a central role in the research process for new types of methods, garments, materials and expressive pos- sibilities.

  • 4.
    Berglin, Lena
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Norm vs Fluidity2015Other (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    The piece illustrates how predefined design objects (girls dancing, boys playing football) maintain gender norms compared to a fluid design (a bunch of pearls) that opens up for a variety of interpretation regardless gender, ethnicities etc.

    Norm vs Fluidity has been exhibited at the exhibitions “The Great and Small” HongKong 2014, “Blue+Pink>>>Rethink” at designxport Hamburg and designtransfer Berlin 2015. iGDN – International Gender Design Network, http://genderdesign.org/ 

  • 5.
    Berlin, Lena
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business. lena.berglin@hb.se.
    Blankout2015Other (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Power is unequally shared in the world, one in four people live without electricity. Art and art production is therefore not only a question of choice but a question of power. 

  • 6.
    Berner Wik, Tove
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Let’s talk about Perfection: An investigating of how decorative techniques and non-decorative text can create a dialogue in garments, with the body as a billboard2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This collection is an investigation of how decorative techniques and non-decorative text can create a dialogue in garments, with the body as a billboard. The work is based on two different aspects. The first one deals with the question of how people look at embellishments, and the second is the message aspect. The investigation wants to find out how we can communicate with the human body as a billboard and the topic of the communication is an idea about perfection. The writer’s dyslexia experiences are used as a recurs and gives the topic a new dimension. The work explores new ways to deal with embellishments, techniques and messages. It shows that the statement T-shirt is not the only perfect garment to decorate and that garments can communicate a message in more ways than with a flat print.

  • 7.
    Blomstedt, Bettina
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    LUX: Exploring interactive knitted textiles through light and touch2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    LUX studies the combination of electronics and knitted textiles from a textile design perspective. The thought of experiencing textiles without touching them sparked the idea of designing textiles where touch is essential for the visual appearance. The aim is to design knitted textiles that light up when touched, in order to create an interactive experience for the viewer. Optical fibres were chosen because of their ability to transmit light and copper yarn works as an electrical conductor that triggers the reaction of light. The shapes of the knitted textiles have been created by utilising the characteristics of the optical fibre. LUX introduces a working method in which the optical fibre is given an important role not only as a light source but also as a tool for shaping the textiles. The result of the work is three textiles that display how electronics, consisting of sensors and light, can be merged with textiles and contribute to interactive behaviour.

  • 8.
    Bobeck, Malin
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Binary surfaces - ljusemitterande textiler för inredningssammanhang2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The thesis Binary surfaces - light-emitting textiles for an interior design context is an investigative work on how optical fibres can be used in woven structures. The work explores the different parameters that affect the interaction between optical fibres and weaving, and the possibilities they create together. The result is two examples of fabrics woven with optical fibres in combination with more traditional textile materials. The examples are designed for an interior context and are shown as a room divider and as outer fabric on seating furnishing.

  • 9.
    Brandenberg, Kristin
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Point of view: How printed patterns evolve through perspective2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    ’Point of view’ is an investigation of changeable surface patterns in the textile design field. The investigation is performed in order to get a deeper understanding of the relationship between changeable surface patterns and three-dimensional contexts to explore alternative methods.  The aim is to design surface patterns in a three dimensional context developed through printing and layering techniques, and to explore how the patterns change depending on the observer’s perspective. Practice based design experiments were carried out to explore materials and printing techniques such as transfer, digital and burn out. The patterns were in turn placed on a cubic frame with inner and outer layers, and studied for their effects on one another.  The project resulted in a series of surface patterns that were applied in a spatial context. The findings propose an alternative method for designing changeable surface patterns in a three-dimensional setting, using layers, transparency and distance as factors.

  • 10.
    Bredberg, Hanna
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    DEAR DEER - Exploring the possibilities of materials of animal origin from a textile design perspective2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Through manipulation of the materials and creation of sculptural forms, the knowledge in textile design was used to develop alternative methods for working with materials of animal origin. The project touches the issue of consumption by accentuating the fascinating features of animal materials and proposes a way of taking care of materials looked upon as disposals. It questions how we value what resources we have in our surroundings and how we use them. Or more important – how we are not using them.

  • 11.
    Bågander, Linnéa
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    BODY(dress?)SPACE(room?): an exploration of dress at the intersection between body and arranged space through movement2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This work is an exploration of the spatial boundaries of dress through the moving body’s interaction with arranged space. The work aims to question the distinction that is done between a “garment” and a “room” in the context of set deign and costume design as well as “dress” and “architecture”. The work is carried out through a series of staged experiments with different materials abilities to understand, extend or transform; - Movement of the body - The spatial boundaries of the body The work is a focusing on the similarities of set and costume design and garment and architecture rather than looking up on the differences and by doing so suggesting a more dynamic relationship between the traditional definitions. It challenges both the way dress is viewed upon within the context of fashion design as well as the room is viewed upon with in the context of architecture and through this is seeking to find a new context of the body. Because of its focus on the moving body’s relationship with arranged material the work is closely linked to the field of dance performance and the field of preformance have served as dialogue when developing the work. Eventhough the work is of artistic nature it is in line with the resent developments within architecture as well as textile design questioning the contemporary and suggesting for the future.

  • 12.
    Carlsson, Jan
    et al.
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Pal, Rudrajeet
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Mouwitz, Pia
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Lidström, Anna
    Another Design.
    ReDesign kläder: Förstudie2014Report (Other academic)
  • 13.
    Ciechomska, Agata
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    COLOUR IN LOOPS: Exploring colour perception in relation to lightin weaving and hand-tufting technique2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The motivation for this MA work is based on the challenge to the preconception of hand-tufting through material, colour and light. When imagining a rug, a very specific image appears in our mind. Some details of that image could vary from person to person, but what is almost certain, dense and heavy, probably made out of wool, woven textile will pop up in front of our eyes.

    This work suggests a possibility of creating new expressions in design by the material driven approach. The investigation was led by practice based research including set up of experiments, experimental work and evaluation complementing the whole process. The exploration proved that qualities of monofilament yarn have a great ability to enhance colours as well as add certain kind of lightness to the hand-tufted piece. Furthermore, due to the transparency of monofilament yarn an interplay between the loops and the backing was possible, opening up for changes in colour perception.

    The outcome of the research is collection of woven and hand-tufted textiles contributing to the field of textiles by bringing new qualities to the hand-tufting technique.

  • 14. Derkert, Siri
    Siri Derkert: modernist, modetecknare. Kläder, konst och kön i avantgardet2001Book (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Siri Derkert (1881-1973) var inte bara en banbrytare med sin kubism utan överskred också konstens gränser genom att röra sig mellan genrer. I detta unika projekt tolkas och rekonstrueras hennes modeteckningar från 1917-21 och presenteras sida vid sida med hennes måleri. Vi möter en kvinnlig konstnär som försöker skapa sig en väg genom det modernistiska fältet i Sverige på tio- och tjugotalet.

  • 15.
    Dumitrescu, Delia
    University of Borås, Swedish School of Textiles.
    Relational Textiles2013Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    The relationship between technology and the expression of form have always been interconnected in the architectural design process; associating the art of envisioning spaces with the craft of materializing them. Recently in terms of surface fabrication, computational tools of representation and material fabrication opened for architectural design new possibilities to explore novel spatial expressions. Surface design processes in architecture start to borrow from the logic of representation of different non-hierarchical structures, e.g., biological systems or textile construction techniques. Relating to that, the present fascination of textiles in architectural design relies on this specific way of building surface design as non-hierarchical form, and by that, allowing the designer to play with the depth of the surface design at micro and macro levels. Exploring different relations between digital and physical through textiles expressions, this research reassess static principles of form–marking the turn from static to relational principles. Thus, the intention is to describe how the character of the textiles and computation as design material redefines the notion of space trough surface aesthetics merging the digital to the physical, and how spatiality can be questioned through textile and interaction aesthetics. Using practice-based research methodology, this research opens and explores this design space by relating theory and practice; it questions and reframes fundamental concepts of expression and scale in architecture by proposing methods for surface design, and a specific language to describe textile architectural aesthetics.

  • 16.
    Erla Adamsdóttir, Lilý
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Tension Attention!: Dancing Embroidery2017Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This Master’s degree project explores the design possibilities of thread tension, to create a transformation in an interactive, 3D embroidered, wooden surface. The aim is to create a playful visual expression on a surface triggered by interaction. The surface is manipulated by embroidery and the embroidery is manipulated by the tension in the thread. Together all parts create a simple mechanism that allows the viewer to sink into a playful loop of a rising and collapsing structure. Dancing embroidery.  The work explores the potential of the thread as a key factor together with interaction to make a transformation of a surface possible. The thread is used both in the function of the surface and at the same time it creates a strong visual expression as it stands out to show its strength and power.

  • 17.
    Eurenius, Mario
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Inverted dart2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The field I’m working in is “design through construction”. Construction as a field in fashion design when creating has expanded and there are many views upon how one can work whit-in this field. I’m working with a cut and then bending or displacing it through placing it on the body so it creates volume which starts from its vertex. One could say that it works like an inverted dart. This way to work has a potential to create volume that stands out from the body without using standard ways e.g. like adding a new pattern piece or build a crinoline. It might answer to the question: How can one create shape or arrange shape without adding anchor points? Therefor I explore the relation between body and shape through inverted dart. I’ve been executing experiments through a trial and error method diverged in three steps when in the physi- cal part examine my aim in tests based on the body pressing a cut apart which gives an effect in the vertex of the cut. Through my research I’ve have come to a conclusion that the body in itself can transform garment trough an inverted dart by stepping into it. The relation between the body and material through the inverted dart has qualities were body can arrange dress and define it trough folding fabric and body can through the inverted dart make room for itself. This idea and development is relating to the basics when make dress, body and material and how we can work whit these opponents. Instead of thinking about new variables like new technical tools, e.g. the laser cutter when pushing boundaries one can also take new turns with basics. In this work the body defines dress through the inverted dart (an interaction between body and dress) and create new ways of handling fabric and shape. This perspective on design and art can also been used when working in other fields when distort basic prin- ciples to create new expression. As an example there might be possibilities to develop basics in architecture by studying society and therefore understand fundamental values in this field and, how you by change these variables can develop design.

  • 18.
    Femenías, Paula
    et al.
    Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Fridh, Kristina
    Academy of Design and Crafts (HDK), University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Zetterblom, Margareta
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Keune, Svenja
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Talman, Riikka
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Henrysson, Erica
    Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Mörk, Klara
    The Swedish School of Textiles (THS), University of Borås, Sweden.
    Earthy textiles. Experiences from a joint Teaching Encounter between Textile Design and Architecture2017In: Cumulus REDO Conference Proceedings Design School Kolding 30 May – 2 June 2017 / [ed] Anne Louise Bang,Mette Mikkelsen, Anette Flinck, 2017, 236-251 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents experiences from a two-day teaching workshop where first year students in architecture meet with first year students in textile design for an assignment on building structures with textile, soil and plants designing for indoor gardening with the aim of inspiring for more sustainable lifestyles. The background is a research project on textile architecture with the objective of exploring this new field and to establish a platform for long-term collaboration between the disciplines of architecture and textile design. The paper addresses pedagogical challenges in the meeting between first-years students of different disciplines and traditions, but also in the meeting between research and undergraduate teaching. The students produced creative results but had difficulties in exploring the full complexity of the task. An evaluative discussion is based on observations, photo documentation, notes during group discussions, follow-up questionnaires among the students and reflections among involved researchers.

  • 19.
    Fredin, Lisa
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    (Un)Perfect: Breaking the rules in textile printing2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This work explores the techniques of printing and preparation, in combination with technical mistakes. It aims to show how to use technical mistakes in different printing and preparation techniques as a design method to find accidental aesthetic expressions using the stripe as a tool to enhance and clarify the methods modification. The method confronts today’s textile industry by showing how these mistakes could develop into new expressions within textile design when fast -fashion is no longer an obligation. The stripe is a common shape, and is explored to clarify the method ans show how different techniques can change the stripes in various ways. This resulted in to three pieces each representing a technique; one transfer printed, one digital printed and one with the starting point in screen print. They present examples of how more time for developing mistakes in textile design can lead to development of the common shape of a stripe, broaden the technical limitations, and give a value to mistakes in the textile industry. By taking the method further more mistakes could be developed, and how to produce the developed designs in the industry could be investigated.

  • 20.
    Gunn, Maja
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Body acts queer: Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity2016Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This artistic, practice-based thesis has been developed based on the idea that design creates social and ideological change. From this perspective, Body Acts Queer — Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity introduces an artistic way of working with and exploring the performative and ideological functions of clothing with regard to gender, feminism, and queer. The thesis presents this program for experimental fashion design—exemplified through a series of artistic projects—while also discussing the foundations of such an approach and the different perspectives that have affected the program and its artistic examples. Working with clothing and fashion design through artistic projects using text and bodies, this thesis transforms queer and feminist theory into a creative process and, by looking into bodily experiences of clothing, Body Acts Queer investigates its performative and ideological functions, with a focus on cultural, social, and heteronormative structures. Body Acts Queer suggests a change in the ways in which bodies act, are perceived, and are produced within the fashion field, giving examples of—and alternatives to—how queer design practice can be performed. In this thesis, queer design is explored as an inclusive term, containing ideas about clothing and language, the meeting point between fiction and reality, and the ability to perform interpretation and bodily transformations—where pleasure, bodily experiences, and interaction create a change. 

  • 21.
    Gunn, Maja
    University of Borås, Swedish School of Textiles. University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    If you were a girl I would love you even more2013Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Paper om ett konstnärligt forskningsprojekt som handlar om laborerandet med en mans genusidentitet.

  • 22.
    Gunn, Maja
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward2015Other (Refereed)
  • 23.
    Gunn, Maja
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Utopian Bodies: Gender2015Other (Refereed)
  • 24.
    Gunn, Maja
    University of Borås, Swedish School of Textiles. University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Why?2013Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Inbjuden att prata på en genusdesignkonferens på Parsons i New York

  • 25.
    Hahne Gadd, Jenny
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Layered Light: Exploring dynamic light patterns with textile as medium2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Layered light is a textile design project aiming to explore light as a design variable and its abilities to - in combination with layers of laser cut textiles - create dynamic patterns. The reason being to explore how light can be used to create the very pattern itself and what the textile quality can bring to the expression. Through a practice based working method, laser cutting has been used to manipulate different textile materials, that in combination with movement have resulted in range of design examples displaying various effects of the technique. Three of the found effects have been used to take forth a collection of patterns drawing inspiration from the elusive beauty of light in nature. One of which has been produced in a larger scale, exemplifying how the expression could be used in a spacial context. The result implicates the usefulness of integrating light early on in a design process and how textile and light can be combined to enhance each other all well as displaying a whole new expression for laser cut textiles.

  • 26.
    Helgesson, Anna
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Constructing Reality: a textile illusion!2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This bachelor degree work explores textile print with illusionary qualities, and aims to challenge the viewers visual perception and ideas of reality. With focus on creating three-dimensional illusionary prints the motive is to question how we evaluate design in relation to society and expected imagery. By working with the techniques of weaving, digitally developed print and transfer printing techniques this work strives to create an opportunity for the viewer to expand their idea of reality.

  • 27.
    Hobbs, Klara
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Defining garments through details2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Looking at defining factors of garment, means to look at garments that has the possibility to be reduced to a extent and would still be seen as a specific garment. So, which garments are we so familiar with, both visually and the meaning, to the extent that we only need a small amount of information in order to recognise and understand it? This work investigates defining factors in garments that would be enough to describe and recognise a certain type of garment. The aim of this work is to explore the use of details as a way to define a garment and to question our learnt knowledge and presumption of what we refer to as a certain type of garment. The work is built on the objectification of a garment and is explored through the methods of abstraction and reduction. The result from this investigation consists of physical examles and conclusions in regards to the approached methods and knowledge about archetypal garments. What is presentend in this thesis, is nine examples of how one could describe a garment. Not what is the right way, but an alternative of combinations and the use of details as a refernce to the original garment we have knowledge about.

  • 28.
    Hohenstein, Viviana
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    The Space in between: Exploring weave knitted textiles by constructing surface patterns on three-dimensional shapes2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    In the field of knitting, the binding weave knitting is mainly used for technical textiles, where the textiles have a high performance require- ment. Weave knit is constructed by placing an inlay thread between the knitting rows in a similar manner as a weft thread in a woven tex- tile. This work sets out to design three-dimensional weave-knitted tex- tiles in combination with intarsia and partial knit with the intention to develop surface pattern on three-dimensional shapes. The material used are effect yarn, monofilament and chenille yarn, which improve the properties of the textile. The three techniques enhance each other by their characteristics and give the possibility of formability. The re- sult shows an installation of textiles with three-dimensional character- istics, meant for spatial contexts which have the ability to function with light. The value of this work lies in the combination of the techniques and the application area in which the work is set.

  • 29.
    Hákonardóttir, Halla
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    The Role of the Hole2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The design project presented here explores the relation between body and a garment. It is concerned simultaneously with the fundamental notion of a garment and the act of dressing. The project can be contextualized as a constructive design research since the aim does not involve analysis of the material world nor rational problem solving. Rather, the aim is to create new imaginary realities, and visualize them. As a startup method to construct a theory, workshops were set up using life size vertical action collages, in order to integrate the act of dressing with the aim to develop a new construction method. Two actors, one of them myself, were used to provide a greater diversity of perspectives and interpretations. A method of dressing which involved interlocking the body - limbs and waist - with vertically hanging textiles, was developed through the search for the holes, that constitute the infrastructure of a garment. The results are both artefacts, that visualize the new garment construction as well as a new routine of dressing through the novel method of garment construction. Dressing a body in textiles through interlocking which results in an intimate connection between body and the garment as the body reacts to the garment and vice versa. The motivation for exploring the act of dressing is an urge to reflect upon the fast evolving society of today which tends to emphasize a static relationship between body and a garment.

  • 30.
    Im, Vika
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Corkodiles: Challenging body standards by exploring techniques of cutting and assembling primitive materials, which are mainly derivatives of wood, in order to rethink the visual expression of the body.2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The motive of this work is to illustrate and visualize the socio-political objectification of the female body, in order to suggest explanations as to how female body standards are derived as a result of this objectification. The objective was obtained by exploring cut and assembling designs with powerful visual expressions, with sustainability as a point of emphasis. As the result 8 shapes were created out of one single pattern formula, the formula that would probably never be discovered if the starting point were not a fragile cork material.

  • 31.
    Ingvarsson, Ottilia
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business. textilhögskolan i Borås.
    Kurvor i jeansgren: En jämförande studie av hur grenkonstruktionen påverkar passformen på damjeans2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Denna studie är ett kandidatarbete inom området designteknik. Studien undersöker olika jeansgrenars form och mått, och hur detta påverkar komfort och visuell passform vid användning. Grunden till studien ligger i en problematik som upptäckts på ett svenskt modeföretag. Företagets jeansbyxa är problematisk då veck och dragningar bildas, speciellt kring grensömmen fram, vilket varken är smickrande eller komfortabelt för användaren. Studien undersöker och jämför företagets, marknadens och litteraturens jeansgrenar. Detta för att studera vilka samband som finns på detta inte så utforskande område. Studiens syfte är att analysera och jämföra passform, mått och konstruktion på jeansgrenar från olika grupper.

    Metoder som används är avprovning på provmodell, digitalisering av konstruktioner, mätning av plagg samt visuell jämförelse av grenkonstruktioner. Jeansens komfort och visuella passform bedöms vid avprovning och med hjälp av en passformsmatris kartläggs vilka jeansbyxor som visar bäst resultat. Slutligen verifieras studien genom att applicera resultatet av studien på företagets befintliga jeansbyxa.

    Studiens resultat visar på god passform vid omplacering av form i grensöm samt på samband mellan god passform och grenspetsens vinkel. 

  • 32.
    Jazayeri, Statira
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Sculptural Textiles: Exploring sculptural possibilities in woven textiles through construction and contrasting yarns.2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Sculptural Textiles is a material investigation exploring sculptural possibilities for machine woven textiles. Two important factors are yarn combinations and textile construction, and how these two together can result in fabrics that can be manipulated by hand into shapes and thus adaptable to various settings. The essence of this project is in the meeting between contrasts such as shiny-dull, elastic-stiff, transparent-opaque, natural and synthetic and how these meetings can create sculptural qualities. The project is aiming to create a range of sculptural textiles as well as being an exploration in material. Construction and density are tools to bring forth the beauty and function of the materials. The result is a range of textiles showing that small changes in material and construction can lead to different sculptural characteristics.

  • 33.
    Johansson, Carolina
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Linkin' Parts2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This work aims to explore the linking of bodyparts and the internal interaction of material, body and motion in order to establish a new relationship between body and dress. The common system in construction of dress is based on an absent body, consequently dividing it into predetermined pieces, where the parts of the body are being isolated from eachother. With the intention of challenging those fixed structures, the work proposes a change of order in dress through a change of practice when investigating the linking possibilities within the body. Based on the elasticity of the moving body and the haptic perception, in terms of constructing directly on the own body, the work presents a series of examples which connects and compose dress from new positions of the body. This should be considered a contribution to what is perceived as dress and bridging the gap in the lacking discussion between body and dress.

  • 34.
    Johansson, Elisabeth
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Extra Ordinär2011Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Extra Ordinär är en digitaltryckt tapetkollektion inspirerad av den gråa och rutinbundna vardagen. I denna kollektion har vardagliga attribut som rostig metall, vattenskadat laminat- golv och sliten plast förvandlats till mönster. I vår vardag finns många saker som vi ser varje dag men ändå aldrig riktigt lägger märke till. Genom att inspireras av vardagen som en sammanhängande helhet av olika arkitektoniska material och färger i min omgivning har jag för att hylla det alldagliga tagit fram ett antal mönster för hemmiljö. I stället för att dölja skarvar, fogar, ledningar och slitage som finns överallt i min vardag, blir dessa i denna kollektion till dekoration i form av bårder och tapet.

  • 35.
    Jönsson, Jennifer
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    !ACTION! Investigating the force in fashion2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This degree work aims to tell a story about the force of fashion. Through forced material interactions on body the focus of this study is interaction. Interaction between contrasting materials, body and space and/or catwalk and audience. By forcing materials to act and interact on body this work aims to nd new expressions and ways of making in fashion. To tell this story a design space was made, ‘Wonderland’, a place where all the ‘Wonder Women’ live. These ‘Wonder Women' are like sisters, di erent from the other. The resemblance lies in the interaction and forceful expression. This collection is the result of a thorough material investigation resulting in a lineup of seven looks. Each made in di erent techniques, the possibilities within this study are endless. This work proposes to all within the fashion eld to not be afraid, to step away from the season-hysteria and do what you want. Tell that story, and may the force be with you.

  • 36.
    Koohnavard, Saina
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Made You Look: Investigating illusion through garment2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Visual dominance. Our human perception, that with great authority, powerfully influences and controls all of our senses. In turn, our minds try to acquire and maintain meaningful perceptions in what we are experiencing, may that be in a chaotic world, a cacophony in colour or vibrations in patterns. This project explores disturbances in pattern and colour and how these elements can deceive the eye. Playing with elements such as opacity, layers and transparency the nine outfits presented in this project attempt to explore the principles of Gestalt psychology to create disorder and confusion. Significantly, the project discusses our perception of pattern and colour and how with small measures these components can outsmart our senses, highlighting the importance of psychological methods and techniques in design rather than scientific or mathematical.

  • 37.
    Kooroshnia, Marjan
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    On textile printing with thermochromic inks2017Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis describes an exploration of the principles of applying leuco dye-based inks to textile design practice. The main motivation has been to explore the design properties and potentials of leuco dye-based thermochromic inks when printed on textiles in order to obtain an understanding and facilitate the design of dynamic surface patterns. The significance of this is related to the development of a methodology to assist designers in seeing possibilities, making informed decisions, and predicting colour transitions at different temperatures when designing a dynamic surface pattern.

    The research was conducted by undertaking a series of design experiments using leuco dye-based thermochromic inks, which resulted in various working methods and two pedagogical tools. This process offered the insight and depth of understanding required to design dynamic surface patterns, in that it highlighted the different colour-changing properties of leuco dye-based thermochromic inks, which have the potential to create a more complex and dynamic range of patterns on textiles than those that exist today. There is much to explore beyond the current design possibilities offered by thermochromic inks, and it is hoped that designers and researchers can apply the knowledge that has been obtained during the work of this thesis to their practical explorations so as to move towards new ways of thinking and designing, and further innovation in textile design.

  • 38.
    Landahl, Karin
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    The Myth of the Silhouette: On form thinking in knitwear design2015Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis presents and discusses the results of foundational experimental designresearch in the field of fashion design methodology, with a particular focus onknitwear. The research explored and broadened the foundations of form-thinkingin the design process for knitwear and knitting, with the objective of developingalternative form-concepts and working methods relevant to practitioners andstudents active in the field.

    Knitting is not simply designing using yet another technique; it is designing from adifferent perspective. When making a knitted item, no material has to be preparedbeforehand, as material and item can be created at one and the same time. Thus,the prevalent distinction between form and material as two separate parameters inthe design process for knitwear can be questioned. Hence, developing the designprocess for knitwear by focusing on alternative ways of understanding the notionof form is of great significance as regards further developments in the wider field ofknit and knitwear design.

    The key aim of the research was to replace the silhouette – used as a guidingprinciple in form thinking – with the notion of invariants, which define what wedo as we knit a given garment. The notion of invariants used in this thesis comesfrom topology, and refers to properties that do not change under non-destructivetransformations. The form of the garment is then given by basic invariants, whichdefine what we build and how we build it. As these properties do not changeunder non-destructive transformations, they do not suggest a specific silhouettewith regard to ready-made garments, but rather a more fundamental form, whichcharacterises the garment throughout making and use. Employed in this way,the notion of an invariant introduces a form of concrete geometry which focusesdirectly on the specifics of making.

    Several initial experiments are described in brief, and this is followed by a discussionof the three more elaborate design experiments which led to the development of atheoretical framework. This is then exemplified with the last design experiment, inwhich theory informs the set-up, and consequently shows the design potentials ofthe suggested method.

  • 39.
    Larsson, Jonas Larsson
    et al.
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Pal, Rudrajeet
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Lindqvist, Rickard
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business. Atacac AB.
    Johansson, Mats
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Hernandez, Niina
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    From Roll to Bag: D5.2 Final Product Construction Report2016Report (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This is the final product construction report for the From Roll to Bag project. The purpose of this report is to present the implementation of the new pattern technology to selected products and to present the modularity for consumer selection. For fulfilling the tasks (5.1 and 5.2) two garments where chosen, one jacket and one shirt, and customization options regarding fit, model, colour and function were developed for each of them. This includes implementation of novel pattern technology to products, graphics, a product architecture with customisation options and initial production tests to verify perfect fit in production and later in use. The more challenging part was to guarantee manufacturability as the patterns require automated manufacturing equipment due to their detailed construction and the pattern matching. Such equipment includes a cutter with a scanner that identifies the outline of the printed pattern and cuts accoringly. If garments with less detailed graphics are considered for production, pre-dyed fabrics can be used and that requires less investments in manufacturing equipment. Such set up would miss one point of the project but in the tradeoff between investment cost and product price point it may be a viable solution. The garments and customization modules are also fit for production but in order to achieve a detailed production evaluation with exact production times and material consumption a long run of products is needed. Considerations about customer’s experiences in this type value chains are also discussed.

  • 40.
    Lasen, Ulrik Martin
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Dressing wearing: Movement directed by dress - dress directed by movement2016Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Contemporary dance and modern ballet often focus on conveying emotions through patterns of movement which may be abstract, obvious, or anywhere in between, supported by music, sound, or spoken words that set the mood. Scenography is typically sparse or confined to the available space, leaving the dancers as the main instrument of communication. This work explores dressing and wearing, with a focus on how garments can inform and direct movement, choreography, and performance, and in turn how movement may inform and contribute to the development of dynamic garments. Through a series of live experiments, ranging from self-instigated performance/video work in collaboration with choreographers and dancers to performances of garment interaction associated with everyday life dressing, the performative, spatial, and interactive properties of garments are explored. The results present alternative models of collaborative interaction related to various aspects of kinaesthetics, choreography, scenography, and performance space, and offer wide-ranging creative potential. The work shows how designers and choreographers can collaborate on performance scenarios within the context of modern ballet and contemporary dance productions, thus creating conceptual garments that influence the design, choreography, and movement pattern based on a re-conception of what it means to dress and to wear. In relation to the act of dressing and undressing, alternative types of garment and ways of wearing and performing were found where garments act as co-choreographers in the development of performances. Moreover, by having wearing and dressing as a form of choreography these acts, act as the co-creator of garments both in our everday lives and on stage. As a consequence, the results also demonstrates how the agency of garments can function as a manuscript in modern dance, and how performance itself redefines the notion of wearing and the concept of garments.

  • 41.
    Lebis, Evelyn
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Interactive Costume Design2016Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Is improvisation during collaboration a design choice? What is the difference between responsive inspiration and collaboration? Who is in charge of the artistic end result? And what influences the designer’s mood? These questions come across when investigating how to present wearable technology and the role of performance.

  • 42.
    Lentsius, Kairi
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Cut In: Exploring Curved Laser Cut Lines & The Relation To Garment Construction2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This project investigates laser cutting in relation to textile manipulation and creating three-dimensional form. More precisely, this collection of nine outfits becomes an exploration about expressions of laser cut lines and their interrelation to the body through folding and draping the textile material. The laser cut bridge line used, will be the guiding part for a garments construction and through this different shapes are tested. This way of working with the material, its character and added manipulation will propose a new understanding of and an alternative for constructing a garment. This investigation is also a proposal for a new mind-set when it comes to using laser cutting in fashion design. Laser cutting has mainly been regarded as a technique for decoration, yet the machine could have a much greater role in the design process. Textile manipulation in this work is seen not only as a surface decoration but as a method of creating a 3D form from a 2D material which in this case is a method of design for shaping a garment. Through this, the work will hopefully challenge the industry in terms of working with laser cutting, garment construction and also textile manipulation.

  • 43.
    Linderoth, Louise
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Have a seat: An exploration of the typical pair of jeans within construction and expression based on the sitting body. Focusing on the question “are you your legs?2017Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This work investigates the typical denim jean in a sitting position with a focus on serving several possible answers to the question ”are you your legs?”. By exploring both the constructional, preconceptional and expressional possibilities within a pair of jeans, a method of using the waist-line and hem-line as measurement-points is found. The purpose of this study is to investigate the way of wearing jeans in a static seated position. Trough the years mainly the standing body has been used as base to create clothes. Only a few construction- and design-methods has been seen based on a sitting body. By challenging the narrow frame of jeans in both construction and expression, a range of innovative examples are found. Trough keeping and exaggerating the typical jean-details such as stitchings, pockets and flys, the jeans are still recognizable as the typical pair of jeans and the focus on distortion and challenging of a pair of jeans in relation to the sitting body is clear. By using the sitting body as base in both construction and design develpoing the limit is pushed further in questioning what a body is, what it needs and how it could be dressed.

  • 44.
    Lundberg, Sara
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    OMG(s)!: Investigating the spiritual body2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This work aims to discuss the contemporary view on religion and is an investigation of the body’s capacity for spiritual expression. By combining spirituality with contemporary fashion scene and what is praised today, the result presents a suggestion for a new religion, with references to the development of religion through the history of humanity and how the body has functioned in that, exchanged to materials, shapes and symbols used of the contemporary man. The work defines spirituality and religion as two different things, that spirituality is genetic and religion is based on culture. The assumtion is that culture creates its religion based in inherited spirituality. It is be based on the findings of the connections between culture and religion, the ideas of human transformed into gods, and aims to state the importance of religion in societies, even in our modern one, and that is it natural to believe, but the work also aims to brakes the illusion of religions as “real”, but rather is a social and cultural construction to help us deal with our inherited spirituality.

  • 45.
    Malmgren De Oliveira, Stefanie
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    On seeing: in fashion design2016Licentiate thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    In fashion design, the designer strives for the development of ideas in view of significant visual goals. The process of specifying and developing ideas is a highly visual process. Based on what has been ‘seen’ as for example in a reference material or in explorations, designers define possible tracks to follow, decide which ideas to deepen or which ones to reject. Their activities can thus be described as a process of seeing.

    There is nothing novel about the importance of seeing as an act in the design process; on the contrary, seeing, is usually an intuitive act that any designer explicates throughout the process of shaping his/her vision. However, the systematisation of seeing in the design process in order to advance ways of working in the field of fashion design is still very much an area that is open for further research.

    In this thesis, possible ways of seeing are explored through experiments in different stages of the design process. Based on an image serving as a point of departure, seen elements were derived and put in relation to a body in a two-dimensional photographic sketching stage, in accordance with different ideas of dress. Selected ideas were then further elaborated and explored in terms of their design possibilities.

    The results of the experiments are propositions of design ideas that have been ‘seen’ in a single sketch or a series of sketches. The contribution of this licentiate thesis are: 1) A thorough mapping of two design stages (point of departure and two-dimensional sketching stage), and how they provide a deeper understanding of the design process, leading to 2) an improved sensibility with regard to design possibilities, their value and developments, and finally 3) the establishing of a methodology with which to discern the composition of a visual language/vision in fashion design based on ‘seeing’.

    The act of seeing is presented as the fundamental tool of designing for shaping a vision. By delving into the systematisation of the notion of seeing in a fashion design process, a methodology of seeing is introduced, which aims to enhance the possible ways of visualisation when designing.

  • 46.
    Maschke, Christina
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    The patterned thread: new textiles inspired by ikat2016Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The work of this MA thesis develops a new approach to hand weaving in which the design process is led by the technique of resistant dyeing. The process is inspired by the visual properties of traditional ikats. It follows the technical ikat procedure of primary resistant dyeing and subsequently weaving. Whithin the research a new way of weaving is explored in which the dyed thread dictates the weaving process and therefore influences the weaving motif. In addition different design variables such as material, binding pattern and finishing are used to push forward the developed concept. The aim of this work is to explore new aesthetic expressions between regular and irregular motifs through the application of design thinking. The result presents an innovative approach in the ikat technique in order to create random distributed patterns and how they can be already influenced in the stage of yarn preparation.

  • 47.
    Melin, Lena
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Min magiska värld2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    ”Min magiska värld” is a textile installation with the intent purpose of creating a story time escape for pre-schoolers. Thus, acts as a re-presentment of a creative approach towards the childpractical décor of a library. With an outset of three textile patterns, the textile installation seeks to create an illusion of “ fantasy meets reality “ in the visual aspect of an enchanting grove. The fabric in knitted wool have been designed, fabricated and felted to be placed within the selected area. The layout of the patterns bears the essence of creating an increased notion of participation as well as to instil an impression of the kind of harmony that could be sensed in the forest.

  • 48.
    Nilsson, Linnéa
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Open Structures: Designing alterable 3D printed textiles2015In: Tangible Means - Experiential Knowledge through Materials proceedings / [ed] Anne Louise Bang, Jacob Buur, Irene Alma Lønne & Nithikul Nimkulrat, Kolding, 2015, 133-144 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The design of textiles is flexible. The soft, pliable nature of textiles means that their expressiveness and physical properties can be altered long after the material has been produced, by e.g. adding or removing colour, pattern, density, or by printing, laser-cutting, etc. This transformability means that the design of textiles can be further developed in another design process in relation to a specific product or context. In the emerging field of textiles produced using 3D modelling and additive manufacturing, structures can be defined in detail and, later, altered or completely redesigned in CAD programs. However, the designs of these textiles are generally fixed when the structures emerge from the 3D printer. This paper describes a practice-based project that explores the transformability of 3D printed textiles, considers the question of whether some of the openness that characterises their digital form can be introduced to their physical form, and then explores what form this could take. It begins by describing the project which forms the basis for the exploration, the outcome of which thus far consists of two experimental 3D printed textiles with changeable physical structures. It then discusses the considerations and decisions involved when designing for such transformable textiles, proposing ways to understand and describe what is taking place: First, by relating them to the considerations made when defining open design systems; second, by introducing two types of design decisions, which together define which aspects of the textile’s design are closed to further development, and which are open for others to develop. 

  • 49.
    Nilsson, Linnéa
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Textile Influence: exploring the relationship between textiles and products in the design process2015Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Textile materials and textile design are a part of countless products in our surroundings,as well as diverse design fields and industries, each of which has very different materialtraditions and working methods. The aim of this thesis is to add to our understandingof the relationship between textiles and products in the design process, and to explorehow textiles enter and influence product design processes and how products functionin textile design processes. A further aim is to examine the effect of new textiletechnology, such as smart textiles and 3D printed textiles, on this dynamic.

    This thesis is the result of an interplay between theoretical work, experimentalpractice-based projects, and observation of design practice, and it presents two typesof results: Firstly, descriptions of how the relationship can manifest itself in the designprocess, which give a broad picture of the relationship between textile and productand in so doing add to our understanding of textiles as design materials and highlightsome of the additional complexities and possibilities for the design process that comewith new forms of textiles. Secondly, this thesis presents ways of describing thedynamics between textiles and products in the design process, with the intention ofopening up for reflection on how we design, and can design, with textiles. Here, themain outcome is a theoretical framework which examines the relationship from botha product design and a textile design perspective, and includes methods and questionsthat can be used to explore and define how textiles and products meet in the designprocess.

  • 50.
    Nilsson, Linnéa
    et al.
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Vallgårda, Anna
    Worbin, Linda
    University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
    Designing with Smart Textiles: A new research program2011In: Nordes, ISSN 1604-9705, no 4Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    No longer is it sufficient to add ‘smart’ to textiles to secure interesting research results. We have surpassed the initial stages of explorations and testing and now need to raise the bar. We have thus specified a research program in which we investigate what it means to design with smart textiles. What can we design with smart textiles? And how do we design with smart textiles? We now explore how these complex, often abstract, materials can enter traditional design practices and what role smart textile can play in the design of our environment. In this paper, we discuss the challenges we see at present, we outline our new research program and we qualify it through three examples of our ongoing projects: The smart textile sample collection, Dynamic textile patterns, and Bonad [tapestry]. The paper is as much an invitation to join forces, as it is a description of a maturing process within design research. We are over the first love, now what?

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