Interconnected Design Thinking, Konstfack Elective, Stockholm 2014



The second Elective program run by TED at Konstfack University of the Arts, Crafts and Design has started for this spring. The 2013-2014 Elective is titled ‘Material Journeys’ and will explore the objects we design as material life-cycles or stories. Workshops will be (more…)


Sensory Fashion

Dr Jenny Tillotson


Sensory Fashion – Concept Animation from SokFok Studio on Vimeo – a film exploring wearable technologies as an extension of ‘aromachology’ (the study of aroma and the effects this fragrance have on human psychology and behaviour). (more…)


Designing with Living Systems

Carole Collet

strawberry doilly

Carole Collet will give a keynote lecture at École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD) on the 4th of March 2014.

With the emerging biological revolution and a set of extraordinary toolkits that allow (more…)


Man in the White Suit Screening and Panel Discussion

Prof. Becky Earley


As one of a series of ‘No More Stuff’ events being staged at Central Saint Martins for Green Week 2014, CSM’s Socially Responsive Design Research Group and Fashion In Film invite you to a public screening of the 1951 Ealing comedy Man in the White Suit.
To be followed by a panel discussion exploring the films themes of dematerialisation, (more…)


CSM Museum & Study Collection Exhibition

Philippa Brock

Philippa CSM Exhibition

Philippa Brock’s ‘Self Assembly’ work from 2008 is featured in the latest CSM Museum & Study Collection Exhibition. The works on display are the result of students and staff (more…)


‘Progress!’ and ‘Revive!’

Caroline Till


As members of this year’s International Trend Table, FranklinTill recently developed and curated the Trend Show at Heimtextil 2014, presenting a comprehensive interpretation (more…)


Big Data: Designing with the Materials of Life

Textile Futures

Big Data

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55 begins:

“Not marble, nor the gilded monuments

Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme.”

The Bard of Avon’s statement appears eerily (more…)

Book Launch

British Perfumery- A Fragrant Futures

Dr Jenny Tillotson


Dr. Jenny Tillotson has recently contributed a chapter to a new publication entitled ‘British Perfumery – A Fragrant Future’. Published by the Royal Society to mark the 50th anniversary of the British Society of Perfumers (more…)


TED at Redress Forum, Hong Kong 2014


2013 ecochic finalists photo shoot by Tim Wong

Professor Becky Earley will deliver a keynote presentation, facilitate workshops and contribute to the panel discussion at the Redress Forum 2014 next week. The forum is a two-day seminar in Hong Kong that asks ‘What is the future of the fashion industry?’ as (more…)