Trash-2-Cash: Utilising zero-value waste textiles and fibres with design-driven technologies to create high quality products


20th October 2015

TED have been busy over the summer kicking off Trash-2-Cash, our new EU funded research project. Professor Rebecca Earley and Dr Kate Goldsworthy are collaborating with eighteen partners from nine European countries, and together they aim to design high-quality products from zero-value waste textiles and fibres via design driven technologies. (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…)


Microsoft Research Design Day

Carole Collet


This year Microsoft Research extended the annual Faculty Summit to include a third day event focussed on design. Along with other leading experts, Carole Collet was invited to the summit at Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington, Seattle for a day of talks and discussions to help it to build a clearer understanding across a number of areas (more…)


Materiality of Light, Carole Collet & Mette Ramsgard Thomsen

Carole Collet


‘The Materiality Of Light: energy-active and materially smart design for a resilient future’ is an exploratory science-design workshop supported by the European Science Foundation and organised jointly by Carole Collet (TFRC) and Professor Mette Ramsgard Thomsen (CITA / Centre For Information Technology And Architecture, Royal Academy (more…)