FUNCTIONAL AESTHETICS WEAREABLE TECHNOLO

Author(s): SEYMOUR SABINE

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Functional Aesthetics is a sequel to Seymour's highly acclaimed book "Fashionable Technology" (Springer 2008) and contains new state-of-the-art and revealing artistic and design examples focusing on the aesthetic and functional aspects. Chapters like Contextual Prerequisite, Body Sculpture, or Transparent Sustainability provide in-depth studies of often visionary projects seen as stimulation for new developments in the matured field of "Fashionable Technology". The book presents inspiring projects between the poles of fashion, design, technology, and sciences. It includes a list of relevant information on DIY resources, publications, inspirations, etc.

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Sabine Seymour focuses on fashionable technology and the intertwining of aesthetics and function in design and technology. She is described as being an innovator, visionary, and trend spotter. Sabine is the Chief Creative Officer of her company Moondial, which develops fashionable wearables and consults on fashionable technology to companies worldwide. Moondial's work is based on the convergence of fashion, design, science and wearable & wireless technologies. Sabine is the Director of Fashionable Technology Lab at Parsons The New School for Design in New York and lectures worldwide at numerous institutions like the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz and the Swedish School of Textiles. Sabine serves as a jury member for many internationally renowned institutions and conferences. She recently was the design co-chair for the ISWC2009 and a jury-member for the Prix Ars Electronica 2009. She is an editorial review board member for the International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction. Sabine is widely published. Her recent book 'Fashionable Technology -- The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Science, and Technology' has received excellent reviews. Sabine frequently presents and exhibits for instance at Ars Electronica Festival, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, and Smart Textiles. She has received numerous grants and awards. She received a PhD and MSc in Social and Economic Sciences from the University of Economics in Vienna and Columbia University's MBA program in New York and an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU'S Tisch School of the Arts in New York.

General Fields

  • : 9783709103111
  • : SVL
  • : SVL
  • : 0.862
  • : September 2010
  • : 244mm X 170mm X 20mm
  • : Austria
  • : books

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  • : SEYMOUR SABINE
  • : BB
  • : 211
  • : 600
  • : 232
  • : 160 colour illustrations