Introducing the CLAPE (name to be revised!)

So Prototype work has begun on a garment that can be interactive in some way with its environment.

First things first some shapes and concepts need to be explored. Here is a cross between a cape and a cloak hence the name ‘clape’ (not sure I like that yet!)

This was a 5 minute challenge to myself to see if I could produce a concept piece with newsprint, pins and a tailors dummy.

The colours in the background are some thermochromic tests…

 

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About L.Calder

I am a designer maker mainly specialising in the field of textiles and design. I use colour changing and responsive dyes combined with simple electronics to create colourful pieces of work that can change depending on environment and programming. I also work with various materials and imagery to communicate concepts and ideas as well as create artefacts that are engaging and visually stimulating.

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