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3D printable fillament utilising waste Scottish textiles and leather f

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Vettese, S., & hindle, C. 3D printable fillament utilising waste Scottish textiles and leather f

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Vettese, S., & hindle, C. 3D printable fillament utilising waste Scottish textiles and leather f
The project team (including Colin Hindle from Advanced Materials and Research Assistant Ari Loughlin) created a prototype 3D printable filament utilising waste textiles (selve...

In Situ, 3D Printed Heritage Souvenirs: Challenging Conventional Spaces and Culture

Journal Article
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. (2018)
In Situ, 3D Printed Heritage Souvenirs: Challenging Conventional Spaces and Culture. The Journal of Peer Production, 12, 27-39
This paper outlines an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Design Innovation Development Award project titled ' Enhancing the Authenticity and Sustainability of...

An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh

Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., Gowans, S., Case, J., & Maciej, K. (2014)
An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh. European Academic Research, 1, 3218-3247
The surfeit of generic and place-specific sounds that exist in the urban environment contribute to what has been referred to as the soundscape. Within the built environment so...

A study of childrens' relationship with making and use of CAD in collaborative, physical and digital environments : implications for learning and open access fabrication

Journal Article
Vettese, S., Allan, D., & Thompson, P. (2018)
A study of childrens' relationship with making and use of CAD in collaborative, physical and digital environments : implications for learning and open access fabrication. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 23(3), 10-25
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...

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...

Livingston New Town: Art, History, People

Exhibition / Performance
Vettese, S., & Devison, N. Livingston New Town: Art, History, People. [3D printed objects]. 29 November 2019 - 22 November 2020. (Unpublished)

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Vettese, S., & Devison, N. Livingston New Town: Art, History, People. [3D printed objects]. 29 November 2019 - 22 November 2020. (Unpublished
Livingston New Town: Art, History, People Drawing on a wealth of photographs, illustrations and models, as well as historical artefacts from the museums and the archival coll...

3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability

Journal Article
Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018)
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001
Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through t...

A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage

Journal Article
Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., & Vones, K. (2017)
A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage. Design Journal, 20(Supp. 1), S3683-S3695. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352874
At present, there is a disconnection between academic and public perception of Modern heritage, particularly Brutalist architecture. This research utilises the processes and e...

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...

Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art

Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., & Forster, A. M. (2012)
Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art. Journal of European Popular Culture, 2, 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1386/jepc.2.2.113_1
Many examples of historic graffiti have been shown to be worthy of attention and conservation. The examples discussed in this article have been selected for their previous aca...
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3 Bags Wool: Product and market development using salvage material

2017 - 2018
Working with small wool shop to use textile industry salvage as the basis for developing new export products.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,993

New Processes for Tranforming Unexploited Textiles into High Value Products

2016 - 2017
This project proposes utilising high quality Scottish ‘unused’ textiles, including pieces of yarn and fabric that are too small to be used in apparel or upholstery production, in a ‘powdered’ form. Th...
Funder: Heriot Watt University | Value: £43,936

Utilising 3D printable leather composite materials towards repair, reuse and increased longevity of leather products

2019 - 2019
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £49,882

The Wee Tie Company: Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Development of a working prototype for the "Wee Tie", a new fashion accessory for wearing with open-necked shirts. Our input will be to look at materials and fastening/adjusting mechanisms at the back...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500

Development of 3D printing techniques, utilising sustainable polymers towards towards bespoke millinery outcomes

2021 - 2021
To design and innovate hat designs for rapid prototyping using biodegradable material options in 3D printing.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Creating a sustainable, desirable solid and soft product utilising used, previously non ‘upcycle-able’ textiles

2019 - 2020
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Enhancing the authenticity and sustainability of the visitor heritage experiences through 3D printing technology

2014 - 2015
This project proposes to offer an alternative approach to the contemporary heritage souvenir experience through the utilization of 3D scanning and printing and online, remote interfaces between the mu...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,250

My Bonnie Coo

2018 - 2018
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,958