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Exploring the Design of Interactive Smart Textiles for Emotion Regulation

The present study aims to investigate the design of interactive textiles for emotion regulation. In this work we proposed a design which allows users to visualize their physiological data and help regulate their emotions.

Designing Towards Inward-Oriented Fashion Technology: Demo Projects

This pictorial presents five garment designs created between 2013 and 2020, that occupy the more utilitarian and inward-oriented end of the fashion technology spectrum.

Weaving Healthy Behaviors into New Technology Routines: Designing in (and for) the COVID-19 Work-from-Home Period

This workshop calls for interdisciplinary endeavors, synergizing expertise from HCI design, health informatics, persuasive technology, exertion game, and psychology.

Machine Learning Enhanced User Interfaces for Designing Advanced Knitwear

The relationship between visual appearance and structure and technical properties of a knitted fabric is subtle and complex. This is an area that has been traditionally problematic within the knitting sector, understanding between technologists and …

Application of Robust Design Techniques for 3D Printing on Textiles

The goal of this article is to show the opportunities and limitations of Robust Design techniques in the design process of developing new applications that combine 3D printing and textiles. Two case studies are discussed in which various elements of …

Body Inspired Design for Knitted Body-Protection Wearables

In this provocation, we aim to show that body inspired design techniques can be used to inspire the development process of advanced functional knitting technologies. We believe that approaching this area from the perspective of industrial and …

Designing Personalized Movement-based Representations to Support Yoga

An inherent consequence of the turn to a third-wave HCI is the need to design for diversity in interaction and therefore a need for personalization of movement-based interactions, based on each's skills and characteristics. However, one of the major …

Assessing Smart Textile Services using Bodily Knowledge of Tangibility

When combining the tangible properties of Smart Textiles (such as the hand of the fabric) with the intangible properties from services (such as dynamic properties and business models) the result can be considered as a Smart Textile Service. …

Tactile Dialogues: Personalization of Vibrotactile Behavior to Trigger Interpersonal Communication

This article describes tests that have been conducted with Tactile Dialogues, a textile pillow that can react to touch with vibrotactile stimuli and haptic sensations. Tactile Dialogues is designed to stimulate movement and interpersonal contact for …

2013 e-Textile Swatchbook Exchange: The Importance of Sharing Physical Work

The E-Textile Swatch Exchange is a platform for sharing physical work samples in the field of electronic textiles. The exchange wishes to emphasize the importance of physicality and quality workmanship in an increasingly digital world. Individuals …