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Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems

Journal Article
Vones, K. (2012)
Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems. Advances in science and technology, 81, 49-54. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/ast.81.49
With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally re...

Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design

Journal Article
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E., & Jennings, T. (2016)
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 35(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12109
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2013)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materi...

Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design

Book
Macdonald, I. (2016)
Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design. (1). Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41375-4
This book, written from the perspective of a designer and educator, brings to the attention of media historians, fellow practitioners and students the innovative practices of ...

A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S., Thompson, P., & Allan, D. (2017)
A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing, 23 - 30
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...

In Situ 3D Printed Souvenirs and their Affect on Visitors Engagement with Built Heritage

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. (2016)
In Situ 3D Printed Souvenirs and their Affect on Visitors Engagement with Built Heritage. In In this place : cumulus association biannual international conference, (98-103
In this study, visitors’ perception and engagement with built heritage surroundings was investigated in relation to their interaction with 3d printed souvenirs which reflected...

Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2017)
Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series. In Conference Proceedingshttps://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4746934
The following paper describes the conception and creation of the HyperHive Series of interactive pendants. This practice-led research analyses how the recent emergence of term...

Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process

Journal Article
Lambert, I., & Speed, C. (2017)
Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process. Design Issues, 33(3), 104-109. https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00455
As an activity, research through design gives rise to new knowledge from both creative processes and, if there are any, resultant artifacts. Arguably, all creative practitione...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2014)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materi...

3D printable recycled textiles : material innovation and a resurrection of the forgotten ‘shoddy’ industry

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S. (2017)
3D printable recycled textiles : material innovation and a resurrection of the forgotten ‘shoddy’ industry. In Loughborough University Textile Design Research Group INTERSECTIONS Conference 2017
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Visitor Experience

2012 - 2014
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Script Development with Gridiron 'Leaving Planet Earth' Production

2012 - 2013
The Grid Iron Theatre Company is developing an innovative new work to be staged a the Edinburgh International Arena (EICA). The company would like assistance with the development of an initial script...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Development of a graphic work re-imagining the Glasgow Necropolis (Slateford Press)

2013 - 2014
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,997

Re-usable & Sustainable Packing Design for Luxury, Hand-Crafted Furniture Range[Method Furniture]

2012 - 2014
Method Furniture craft their quality bespoke furniture that is shipped to customers all over the world. To protect the product they hand make basic wooden transportation boxes to keep the products saf...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,971

Design of New Feature for Slug Barrier Product

2013 - 2014
This project will produce a design of a new feature that will be integrated with the company’s current slug barrier product. The feature will add the ability to automatically water and fertilise crops...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Edinburgh Zoo night trail innovation voucher

2014 - 2015
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Development of Innovative using whisky barrel staves

2011 - 2011
The project will focus on the development of innovative production/fabrication methods using exhausted whisky barrel staves ( a significant industrial waste stream) in building prototypes for promotio...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,000

Dunbar SciFest Projection Event

2015 - 2015
Dunbar Arts Trust is working with the Dunbar SciFest (with 8,500 visitors in 2014, it is possibly the largest primary school science festival in Europe) to develop an annual visual and performance art...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Campervan Project_Jump Research

2014 - 2014
The project will require the customisation of a mobile vehicle to fulfil the physical and social requirements of data collection from the public, considering the practical, emotional and aesthetic req...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Benzies Foundation

2016 - 2016
The company is looking for an innovative means of creating a permanently installed communication system that visually enhances the building, can adaptively communicate and that is sensitive to the sit...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000