Intel and Deutsche Telekom: why are tech giants  interested in fashion

Intel and Deutsche Telekom: why are tech giants interested in fashion

Intel and Deutsche Telekom are not fashion companies. At least not for the moment. Intel is still a tech company making mostly hardware components and some software. Deutsche Telecom is basically the German telecommunication company. What they have in common is their interest in fashion. During the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in…

Hussein Chalayan: storyteller and technology wizard

Hussein Chalayan: storyteller and technology wizard

Hussein Chalayan is probably the only fashion designer awarded by the prestigious Time magazine as one of its ‘100 most Influential Innovators of the 21st century’. This Central Saint Martins graduate works across design, science, technology and art to develop his collections and show pieces. He uses them to tell stories related pretty much to…

Fringes of Beauty, Textiel Museum Tilburg

Fringes of Beauty, Textiel Museum Tilburg

Fringes of Beauty is a new exhibition of Textiel Museum in a town of Tilburg, the Netherlands. The museum commissioned a number of artists to develop artworks that balance between good and bad taste, attraction and repulsion, fascination and discomfort. Artist Bart Hess who works across visual arts, performance and design created a set of…

Crafts: how to protect them from disappearing

Crafts: how to protect them from disappearing

For many of us, the term “craft” brings to mind something old, out-dated, maybe even kitschy. You may think of one of those touristy stalls that you see while on holidays, selling tacky wooden figures, kitchen plates with Eiffel Tower painted on them or yellow amber jewellery that you would buy for your grandmother. But…