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3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry

Journal Article
Vettese Forster, S. (2017)
3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 138-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2018.1449073
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...

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...

An exploration of the sustainable and aesthetic possibilities of 3D printing onto textiles as an alternative to traditional surface decoration

Conference Proceeding
Burn, K., Vettese, S., & Shackleton, J. (2017)
An exploration of the sustainable and aesthetic possibilities of 3D printing onto textiles as an alternative to traditional surface decoration. In Circular Transitions Proceedings, (141 - 154
Embellishment, in a fashion and textile context, can be considered an extraneous decorative process that has a significant detrimental impact on the environment. However, aest...

Learning from the locals: how can co-design support malaria education in a post-colonial environment?

Journal Article
MacLeod, M., & Macdonald, I. (2018)
Learning from the locals: how can co-design support malaria education in a post-colonial environment?. Design for Health, 2(1), 163-185. doi:10.1080/24735132.2018.1451676
Designing for social good framed within an ethical practice has a long tradition informed by the democratic philosophy of John Dewey, but more recently it has been acknowledge...

Design Education without Borders: How Students Can Engage with a Socially Conscious Pedagogy as Global Citizens

Journal Article
Macdonald, I., & MacLeod, M. (2018)
Design Education without Borders: How Students Can Engage with a Socially Conscious Pedagogy as Global Citizens. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 37(2), 312-324. doi:10.1111/jade.12117
This study examines the student experience of a third sector graphic design project in an international context. Inspired by a humanist and socially conscious perspective that...

The Cutting Edge Scotland’s Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, National Museum of Scotland & Tour

Exhibition / Performance
Taylor, S. (2007)
The Cutting Edge Scotland’s Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, National Museum of Scotland & Tour. 26 January 2007 - 12 April 2008. (Unpublished
Inner Light exhibit was one of nine commissioned artworks by The Cutting Edge, Scotland’s Contemporary Exhibition Partnership (National Museums of Scotland, Aberdeen City Coun...

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...

Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2017)
Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series. In Conference Proceedings. https://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...